The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) announced Sunday that it has successfully fired a submarine launched ballistic missile.
The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that DPRK leader Kim Jong Un who guided the underwater test-fire of submarine ballistic missile said that his country is capable of hitting its opponents (South Korea and the US) any time it wants.
This is the second time the DPRK's state-run media outlet has announced the success of the test-fire of a submarine-launched ballistic missile. On May 9, 2015, the KCNA reported that Kim Jong Un watched the test-fire of a newly developed submarine-launched ballistic missile and called it "a success as signal as satellite launch."
The UN Security Council (UNSC) on Sunday "strongly" condemned Saturday's submarine-launched ballistic missile test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
"This incident constituted yet another serious violation by the DPRK of United Nations Security Council resolutions 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013) and 2270 (2016)," the Security Council said in a statement issued to the press. "The members of the Security Council emphasized that the DPRK's development and testing of new ballistic missile capabilities, even if launches are failures, is clearly prohibited by these resolutions."
The US plans to construct hyper-sensitive radar in Alaska next year to monitor North Korean missiles. US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Director Vice Admiral James Syring stated in a congressional testimony Wednesday said that there continues to be a "clear intent" by North Korea to produce mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States
North Korea may be preparing to launch this week its first mobile ballistic missile, designed to put the mainland United States within range. A mobile launcher was spotted carrying up to two Musudan missiles,
North Korea on Saturday conducted the new inter-continental ballistic missile engine test at the Sohae Space Center. The countrys leader Kim Jong Un was quoted as saying by North Koreas Central News Agency (KCNA) that the new ballistic missile engine test was a "great success" and "provided a firm guarantee for mounting another form of nuclear attack upon the U
North Korea had penetrated into the internal networks of the South Korean affiliates of two conglomerates and subsequently stole and deleted an approximate 42,000 documents including some containing military information. According to the National Police Agency (NPA), in July 2014 the North started hacking the networks of South Korean telecoms giant SK Group and the Hanjin Group which has the country's top flag carrier Korean Air Lines Co
The Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched an intermediate-range Musudan ballistic missile early morning of Tuesday, but the launch appears to have failed, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). "North Korea attempted to launch an unidentified missile from the region near Wonsan at around 5:20 a
North Koreas second attempt to launch an intermediate-range ballistic missile early Thursday has reportedly failed, South Korean military officials said. The missile may be the same Musudan model that North Korea tried to launch on April 15, military sources told Yonhap
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