North Korea Launches Two Ballistic Missiles into Sea of Japan

At approximately 1423 EST, initial reports indicated that North Korea had launched a projectile towards the Sea of Japan.

By 1525 EST, the South Korean Joint Chiefs confirmed that another projectile had launched and landed outside the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Japan. They also confirmed both missiles had launched at 1430 and 1436 EST. Both missiles traveled between 550km to 600km and reached an apogee of 50km.

Japanese Prime Minister Kishida reportedly issued ordered to the Self-Defense Forces from onboard his plane departing Qatar.

This follows a North Korean ICBM launch on July 12th that brought international condemnation.

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Ethan Alun
Ethan Alun
A United States Naval Academy and American Military University Alumni, Ethan covers flash military, intelligence, and geo-political updates.
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