Parade flag hints at existence of yet another new North Korean ICBM
Illustration of previously unseen white missile suggests DPRK has created unit for weapon ordered in five-year plan
North Korea rolled out two types of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) at its military parade this week — one known and one new — but Pyongyang may be preparing to unveil a third, according to NK Pro analysis of state media’s parade coverage.
Both the Hwasong-17 and a new Hwasong-class solid-fuel ICBM are featured on new red Korean People’s Army (KPA) flags that first appeared at a military meeting this week.
Now, new state TV footage of the parade shows that a third flag positioned next to both of the other two features an illustration
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