UPDATE: Mattis confirms highest N. Korea has ever fired missile — N. Korea ICBM missile flew 2800 miles into space!

The Pentagon is now saying that the missile launched by N. Korea was an intercontinental ballistic missile:

The Pentagon says it detected and tracked a single North Korean missile launch and believes it was an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Pentagon spokesman Col. Rob Manning said Tuesday that the missile was launched from Sain Ni, North Korea, and traveled about 1,000 kilometers (about 620 miles) before landing in the Sea of Japan.

Manning says the Pentagon’s information is based on an initial assessment of the launch. He says a more detailed assessment was in the works.

According to Fox News it flew 2800 miles into space, 10x higher than the international space station:

Yonhap News is reporting the same thing:


Mattis confirms this ICBM went higher than any missile N. Korea has fired before:

But Trump says this doesn’t change our approach to N. Korea:

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