North Korea Missile Tests in 2017

Events

North Korea fires an intermediate-range Pukguksong-2 ballistic missile into nearby seas

February 12, 2017

North Korea launched five medium-range Scud-type missiles. Four traveled more than 600 miles, the upper limit of their range, into the Sea of Japan.

March 6, 2017

U.S. starts deploying anti-missile system (THAAD-Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) in South Korea in response to North Korean tests

March 7, 2017

North Korea tested a mobile-launched missile which exploded "within seconds of launch"

March 29, 2017

North Korea launches a KN-15 missile, but it was a failure because it pinwheeled in flight

April 4, 2017

China Xi Jinping and President Trump meet in person; Trump wants China to be more involved

April 5, 2017