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. North Korea's missile arsenal
SEOUL (AFP) Jun 01, 2005
Key facts on Pyongyang's missile arsenal, based on South Korean defense ministry data:


Scud-B:

Range: 300 kilometers (185 miles)

Payload: 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds)

Status: Operational deployment


Scud-C

Range: 500 kilometers (310 miles)

Payload: 770 kilograms (1,694 pounds)

Status: Operational deployment


Rodong-1

Range: 1,300 kilometers (805 miles)

Payload: 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds)

Status: Operational deployment

Number: around 100


Taepodong-1

Range: 2,500 kilometers (1,550 miles)

Payload: 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds)

Status: Test-firing


Taepodong-2

At the development stage. Exact status uncertain, but South Korea says the Stalinist state is "feverishly developing" a long-range missile with a range of 6,700 kilometers (4,150 miles), which would put the United States' western seaboard within reach.


(A missile is normally classified as intermediate if it has a range of between 500 and 5,500 kilometers (310-3,410 miles).

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