North Korea test-fires two ballistic missiles

North Korea fired at least two ballistic missiles on Friday, its third test in less than two weeks, just hours after criticising a U.S. push for new sanctions over the previous launches as a “provocation” and warning of a strong reaction. Two weeks of missile launches by North Korea, retaliatory sanctions designations by the United… Read More North Korea test-fires two ballistic missiles

North Korea test-fires ‘advanced’ ballistic missile

North Korea appeared to test-fire a ballistic missile on Tuesday that may be more advanced than a “hypersonic” one it launched less than a week ago, South Korea’s military said, as Pyongyang pursues increasingly powerful weapons. Tuesday’s launch, condemned by authorities in Washington and Tokyo and prompting an expression of concern from the U.N. secretary… Read More North Korea test-fires ‘advanced’ ballistic missile

North Korea test-fires hypersonic missile

North Korea test fired a “hypersonic missile” this week that successfully hit a target, state news agency KCNA reported on Thursday, as the country pursues new military capabilities amid stalled denuclearisation talks. The launch on Wednesday was the first by North Korea since October and was detected by several militaries in the region, drawing criticism… Read More North Korea test-fires hypersonic missile

North Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, pulling Japan’s new prime minister off the campaign trail and overshadowing the opening of a major arms fair in Seoul. The U.S. military’s Indo-Pacific Command condemned the launch as destabilising, but judged it did not pose an… Read More North Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea test-fires anti-aircraft missile

North Korea fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile on Thursday, state media KCNA reported, the latest in a recent series of weapons tests that has come as denuclearisation talks with the United States have been in deadlock. It was North Korea’s second known weapons test this week after the launch of a previously unseen hypersonic… Read More North Korea test-fires anti-aircraft missile

North Korea test-fires hypersonic missile

North Korea test-fired a newly developed hypersonic missile this week, state news media KCNA reported on Wednesday, joining a race headed by major military powers to deploy the advanced weapons system. North Korea fired the missile off its east coast towards the sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, as Pyongyang called on the United… Read More North Korea test-fires hypersonic missile

North Korea fires missile, urges end to U.S. hostile policy

North Korea fired a missile towards the sea off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, as Pyongyang called on the United States and South Korea to scrap their “double standards” on weapons programmes to restart talks. The missile was launched from the central north province of Jagang at around 6:40 a.m. (2140… Read More North Korea fires missile, urges end to U.S. hostile policy

North Korea test-fires ballistic missiles

North Korea fired a pair of ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, South Korea’s military said, ratcheting up regional tensions just days after testing a cruise missile with possible nuclear capabilities. Pyongyang has been steadily developing its weapons programme amid a standoff over talks aimed at dismantling its nuclear and ballistic missile arsenals… Read More North Korea test-fires ballistic missiles