ICBM

North Korea's Hwaseong-15 ICBM can strike entire USA mainland

The revelation about North Korea's Hwaseong-15 missile was made in the USFK 2019 Strategic Digest, published jointly with United Nations Command and Combined Forces Command.

Jul 16, 2019, 16:39 PM IST

US destroys 'enemy' inter-continental ballistic missile in 'milestone' salvo intercept

Two ground-based missile interceptors were launched Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after radars tracked a simulated intercontinental ballistic missile launched from the Reagan Test Site on Marshall Islands' Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific ocean almost 4,000 miles (approx 6437 km) away.

Mar 26, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

US military says it has conducted successful missile defence test

The target was launched from a test site in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific, more than 4,000 miles (6,400 km) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, where the interceptors were launched.

Mar 26, 2019, 06:04 AM IST

Pakistan successfully test fires enhanced version of Babur cruise missile

Pakistan Army has said it is a low-flying, terrain-hugging missile, which carries certain stealth features and is capable of carrying various types of warheads.

Apr 14, 2018, 22:32 PM IST

China sells advanced missile tracking system to Pakistan

The sale of the powerful missile tracking system comes after a rare declassification of information by China and proves how Beijing is helping Islamabad ramp up its missile arsenal.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:20 PM IST

This is not a bluff, it's real: Top Russian official confirms 'invincible' nuclear missile that Vladimir Putin talked about

There had been speculation on whether the 'invisible' missile really could exist.

Mar 13, 2018, 09:21 AM IST

South Korea seizes second ship suspected of providing oil to North Korea

The UN Security Council last month unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea for a recent intercontinental ballistic missile test.

Dec 31, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

North Korea preparing to launch satellite: Report

Pyongyang is under multiple UN sanctions over its nuclear and missile tests and is prohibited from carrying out any launch using ballistic missile technology including satellites.

Dec 26, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

US in talks with China on new North Korea sanctions: Diplomats

The new sanctions would be in response to the November 28 test of an ICBM that flew 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) before splashing down in Japan`s maritime economic exclusion zone.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

North Korean ICBM not yet a ''capable threat'' against US: Jim Mattis

Last month, North Korea said it had successfully tested a new type of ICBM that could reach all of the US mainland and South Korea

Dec 16, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un vows to `win victory in the showdown` with US

North Korea has continued to lob missiles, posing a major challenge to US President Donald Trump.

Dec 13, 2017, 07:32 AM IST

South Korea, Japan, US start joint missile detection exercises

The drill comes after North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on November 28 that it claimed could strike anywhere in the US.

Dec 11, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Donald Trump promises `major sanctions` against North Korea

Pyongyang on Tuesday fired what is believed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting Washington.

Nov 29, 2017, 21:36 PM IST

US calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution

The US has called for a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting to vote on a draft resolution to impose additional sanctions on North Korea.

Sep 09, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

North Korea claims to develop ''advanced hydrogen bomb'' with 'great destructive power'

North Korea on Sunday said it has developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses "great destructive power" as U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked by phone about the "escalating" nuclear crisis.

Sep 03, 2017, 08:36 AM IST

North Korea flaunts plan for more powerful intercontinental ballistic missile

With photographs obliquely showing a new rocket design, North Korea has sent a message that it is working on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) more powerful than any it has previously tested, weapons experts said on Thursday.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

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

North Korea has produced miniaturised nuke warhead: Media report

North Korea vowed yesterday that tough new UN sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, rejecting talks and angrily threatening retaliation against the United States.

Aug 08, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

North Korea warns US against military pressure over n-programme

The US proposed a new resolution of sanctions against North Korea at the UN Security Council on Saturday.

Aug 05, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

US successfully tests ICBM following North Korea missile launch

The US military conducted a test on Wednesday of an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile, officials said, just days after North Korea conducted its own ICBM launch.

Aug 02, 2017, 17:28 PM IST