North Korea still struggling with nuclear missile re-entry - U.S. official | Reuters

 North Korea still struggling with nuclear missile re-entry - U.S. official
| Reuters

WASHINGTON North Korea is likely able to mate a miniaturised nuclear warhead to a missile but is still struggling with missile re-entry technology necessary for longer range strikes, a senior U.S. military official said on Thursday."I think they could mate a warhead with a delivery device. They're just not sure (about) re-entry," said the official, speaking to reporters on condition of anonymity.

"They're endeavoring to overcome that."

(Reporting by Phil Stewart; Editing by Chris Reese)

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Updated Date: Dec 09, 2016 00:47:12 IST