September 25, 2023

North Korea launched Hwasong-18 ICBM as show of force against US: State media

Kim Jong Un guided launch as state media calls missile test boost to nuclear forces

This is a developing story, please check back for updates. (Last updated on July 13 at 8:15 p.m. KST with Seoul’s announcement of joint air exercise with a U.S. bomber )

North Korea successfully test-launched its Hwasong-18 solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) again on Wednesday, according to state media, calling it a show of force against U.S. “aggression.”