SEOUL Feb 13 A missile fired by North Korea on
Sunday used a "cold eject" launch system, where the missile is
initially propelled by compressed gas before its rocket engine
ignites, South Korea's military said on Monday.
A South Korean military source told Reuters that North
Korea's missile was a new type of solid-fuel intermediate-range
missile using submarine-launched ballistic missile technology,
North Korea said on Monday it had successfully test-fired a
new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile the previous
day, claiming further advancement in its missile technology.
(Reporting by Ju-min Park; Editing by Michael Perry)