North Korea releases photographs of new Hwasong-15 ICBM | NK News
June 13, 2024

North Korea releases photographs of new Hwasong-15 ICBM

Images of Wednesday test suggest major advancements in engine technology, says expert

North Korean media on Thursday unveiled photographs of its new Hwasong-15 missile, showing DPRK leader Kim Jong Un watching the country's latest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch which took place a day earlier.

The new images show the successful launch of a large, two-stage ICBM and showcase new engine technology, suggesting North Korea has made rapid progress on its missile development.

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