Monday, April 2, 2012

Rocket to cost North equivalent of feeding 19 mil. for 1 year

This month's long-range rocket launch will cost North Korea some US$850 million, the equivalent of feeding 19 million people for one year, intelligence authorities in Seoul estimated Monday.
According to the estimate, revealed by a military official, construction of the launch site is expected to cost the North $400 million, while the rocket and its payload will cost $300 million and $150 million, respectively.

Source: Yonhap News Agency

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