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DPRK Said Building New Ballistic Missile

Tokyo SANKEI SHIMBUN
24 Feb 95, Morning Edition p 3


Tokuichiro Tamazawa, director general of the Defense Agency [DA], disclosed at a lower house budget committee meeting on 23 February that North Korea had started developing a missile whose range is longer than that of the medium-range ballistic missile "Nodong No. 1," which has 1,000-km range.

On the development of North Korea's long-range ballistic missile, former South Koran Defense Minister Yi Pyong-tae, in a report submitted to the National Assembly last June, stated that North Korea was developing missiles called Taedong No. 1 and No. 2, with a range exceeding 1,000 km.



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