February 25, 2024

North Korea announces nuclear ‘standardized’ warhead test

The DPRK's tested warheads that could fit on 'ballistic rockets' - North Korean media

North Korea claimed it had tested a "standardized" nuclear weapon to be mounted on ballistic rockets, during an announcement on Korean Central Television (KCTV) on Friday.

On the same day, an artificial earthquake with a magnitude likely over 5.0 on the Richter Scale was detected near the DPRK's Punggye-ri testing site. The nuclear test is the second to take place in 2016.