February 05, 2023

Kim Jong Un orders scientists to produce more ICBM engines, warhead tips

In tour of Chemical Material Institute, leader says researchers should “further expand” facilities

Kim Jong Un ordered the production of "more" solid-fuel engines and warhead tips for intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) during a recent visit to the Chemical Material Institute of the Academy of Defense Science, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Wednesday.

“He instructed the institute to produce more solid-fuel rocket engines and rocket warhead tips,” KCNA said in a Korean language dispatch.