Hamhung


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Ham·hung

 (häm′ho͝ong′)
A city of east-central North Korea northeast of Pyongyang. It is a textile center.

Hamhung

(ˈhɑːmˈhʊŋ) or

Hamheung

n
(Placename) an industrial city in central North Korea: commercial and governmental centre of NE Korea during the Yi dynasty (1392–1910). Pop: 753 000 (2005 est)

Ham•hung

(ˈhɑmˈhʊŋ)

n.
a city in central North Korea. 775,000.
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The fresh launch comes less than a week after North Korea fired two short-range missiles from an area near the Northeastern city of Hamhung.
Yesterday, North Korea launched two projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles from the eastern coastal city of Hamhung, which was the fifth launch in just over two weeks.
The missiles were fired from near the eastern city of Hamhung in South Hamgyong Province and landed in the Sea of Japan to the east of the Korean peninsula.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormalThe missiles were fired from near the eastern city of Hamhung in South Hamgyong Province and landed in the Sea of Japan to the east of the Korean peninsula.
The projectiles were fired at dawn on Saturday from an area around the northeastern city of Hamhung, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.
(2050 GMT Friday) from its eastern coastal city of Hamhung in South Hamgyong Province, and both flew around 400 km at a maximum altitude of 48 km and a top speed of around Mach 6.1, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
Defence officials in Seoul said what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles were fired at daybreak from near the northeastern city of Hamhung, flying 400 kilometres before splashing down in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan.
Two short-range projectiles were fired from near its eastern coastal city of Hamhung in South Hamgyong Province earlier in the day.
A plant producing solid-fuelled, shorter-range missiles has been expanded near the city of Hamhung, while a missile base near the Chinese border also appears to be under expansion to accommodate ICBMs, Lewis said.
From November 17 to 19, three F-51 squadrons arrived at Hamhung; on November 22, three F-51 squadrons arrived at Pyongyang East; and on November 25, two more F-51 squadrons reached Pyongyang.
The Chemical Material Institute in Hamhung makes solid-fuel ballistic missiles, which could allow North Korean to transport and launch a missile more quickly, compared to a liquid-fuel system that requires lengthy preparation.