January 18, 2022

North Korea tested another ‘hypersonic’ missile, says state media

Pyongyang says Wednesday's missile test was successful and helped prove the reliability of a new fuel system

North Korea says it tested a new "hypersonic missile" on Wednesday and that a new fuel transport system proved successful in freezing winter temperatures.

The missile successfully traveled 435 miles (700 km) to hit its target, making a 75 mile (120 km) lateral maneuver along the way, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Thursday morning.