Intercontinental ballistic missile

China to soon have missiles that can hit targets anywhere in the world: Report

China to soon have missiles that can hit targets anywhere in the world: Report

China's next-generation ballistic missile Dongfeng-41 has a speed of more than Mach 10.

Nov 20, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Under Trump, future of US nuclear arsenal slowly taking shape

Under Trump, future of US nuclear arsenal slowly taking shape

About 70 feet (21 m) below ground, in a shielded military capsule that can launch nuclear missiles, 23-year-old 2nd Lieutenant Tia Hewuse is concerned that Americans have the mistaken impression that her mission is a gloomy one.

Sep 14, 2017, 08:11 AM IST
North Korea reveals missile plans as Kim orders production boost

North Korea reveals missile plans as Kim orders production boost

North Korea revealed plans for the development of its missile programme on Wednesday, as leader Kim Jong-Un ordered stepped-up production of rocket engines and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) nosecones.

Aug 23, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

Trump accuses China of doing nothing on North Korea

US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused China of doing nothing on North Korea.

Jul 30, 2017, 08:34 AM IST
North Korea lacks capacity to hit US with accuracy: US general

North Korea lacks capacity to hit US with accuracy: US general

South Korea`s intelligence agency also does not believe North Korea has secured re-entry capabilities for its ICBM program.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:06 PM IST

China says 'China responsibility theory' on North Korea has to stop

US President Trump took a more conciliatory tone at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday, but he has expressed some impatience that China, with its close economic and diplomatic ties to Pyongyang, is not doing enough to rein in North Korea.

 

Jul 11, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Donald Trump keeps it friendly with Xi Jinping at G20 on North Korea threat

Donald Trump keeps it friendly with Xi Jinping at G20 on North Korea threat

Trump campaigned in last year's presidential election on cracking down on China for its trade practices, but he softened his rhetoric after taking office, saying he wanted to work with China on the nuclear issue.

Jul 09, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
North Korea says its ICBM can carry nuclear warhead; US calls for global action

North Korea says its ICBM can carry nuclear warhead; US calls for global action

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the test completed his country`s strategic weapons capability that includes atomic and hydrogen bombs and ICBMs.

Jul 05, 2017, 08:31 AM IST
South Korea says engagement with North possible only with strength

South Korea says engagement with North possible only with strength

Moon made the comments during a visit to the state-run Agency for Defense Development.

Jun 23, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
North Korea 'ready' for intercontinental ballistic missile tests

North Korea 'ready' for intercontinental ballistic missile tests

North Korea on Wednesday said it is ready to test launch intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), one day after the US successfully tested a defence system to intercept such projectiles.

May 31, 2017, 19:13 PM IST
Pentagon successfully tests ICBM defence system for first time

Pentagon successfully tests ICBM defence system for first time

The US military fired an ICBM-type missile from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands toward the waters just south of Alaska. 

May 31, 2017, 09:46 AM IST

South Korea, China agree to take strong measures against North Korea for nuclear, ICBM tests: Envoy

The top nuclear envoys of China and South Korea on Monday agreed to take strong measures against North Korea if Pyongyang conducts a nuclear test or test-launches an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), South Korea said. 

Apr 10, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

N.Korea conducts another missile engine test: US

North Korea has conducted another ballistic missile engine test, US defence officials told CNN.

Mar 28, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

North Korea engine test may be prelude to partial ICBM flight

North Korea has likely mastered the technology to power the different stages of an intercontinental ballistic missile and may show it off soon, analysts say, but is likely still a long way from being able to hit the mainland United States.

Mar 20, 2017, 17:14 PM IST
North Korea says can test-launch ICBM at any time: KCNA

North Korea says can test-launch ICBM at any time: KCNA

Kim said on Jan. 1 that his nuclear-capable country was close to test-launching an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). 

Jan 08, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Pentagon warns North Korea following claim of ICBM reaching US shores

Pentagon warns North Korea following claim of ICBM reaching US shores

"The toughly worded US statement called on "all states" to show the North that any unlawful actions would have "consequences", reports the Guardian.

Jan 02, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

North Korea ''close'' to testing long-range missiles

North Korea is in the final stages of preparing to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the country`s leader said on Sunday in the latest sign that Pyongyang will not abandon its nuclear and missile programmes.

Jan 01, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
North Korea leader supervises test of new engine for missile: State media

North Korea leader supervises test of new engine for missile: State media

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a successful test of a new engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), state media said on Saturday, in their latest report of advances in an arms programme that has attracted U.N. sanctions.

Apr 09, 2016, 13:16 PM IST

US test-fires ICBM amid strategic tensions with Russia, N Korea

The US military test fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile in a week late on Thursday to demonstrate the reliability of American nuclear arms at a time of rising strategic tensions with countries like Russia and North Korea .

Feb 26, 2016, 13:31 PM IST

Russian Navy successfully tests new missile

The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile for a second time in as many months, proving its reliability following a troublesome development.

Nov 29, 2014, 00:01 AM IST