Tuesday, April 20, 2021

North Korea Can Now Strike US Mainland with ICBM – Hwasong-15

North Korea claims to have launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Hwasong-15 capable to hit the US anywhere. North Korea has completed the creation of full-fledged nuclear missile forces. This was stated in a statement on November 29, on the Central Television of the country.

Hwasong-15: Can Hit Any US Target

Thus, “North Korea realized a great historical task, completing the creation of state nuclear forces.” In the statement, it is noted that DPRK tested an intercontinental ballistic missile “Hwasong-15” which can target the entire territory of the United States. The Hwasong-15 missile flew 950 km and reached a maximum altitude of 4075 km. “The new intercontinental ballistic missile” Hwaseon-15 “is capable of carrying a heavy nuclear warhead and can strike across the mainland of the United States,” Pyongyang specified.

North Korea shaken up after US bombers flies over its region

It is noted that the launch was carried out on the personal order of the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-un “in response to the hostile policy pursued by Washington.”

“The development of strategic weapons of North Korea are aimed at protecting the sovereignty of the country and territorial integrity from the policy of nuclear blackmail and the nuclear threat from the United States and ensuring the peaceful life of the people,” the government said. This will not pose a threat to any neighboring countries and regions unless the interests of our state are violated.” added the Pyongyang source

Nuclear War Likely on the Korean Peninsula: North Korea

At the same time, the Government of North Korea calls its country “a responsible nuclear power” and a “peace-loving state”, and also promises to exert every effort to realize the “noble goal” of protecting peace and security. It should be noted that the test of the Hwasong-15 missile is the first such step taken by the DPRK since September 15. For 75 days, Pyongyang abstained from launching missiles.


Read More: US-North Korea: How will North Korea React to US Invasion?

Featured News

Pakistan’s JF-17 Aircraft ‘Top Contender’ For Malaysian Fighter Jet Contract — Korean Media

In an interesting twist to the Malaysian Air Force’s hunt for a Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), the China-Pakistani JF-17 fighter ‘Thunder’ appears to be...

US’ F-35 Stealth Jets Not A Great Choice For Clash With China — Top USAF Official

A senior US Air Force officer has questioned the utility of the American F-35A stealth fighters against the adversary in a hypothetical US military...

Unreliable Ally: Should US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Be A ‘Wake-Up Call’ For All Major Non- NATO Allies (MNNA)?

US President Joe Biden’s announcement that all American troops will withdraw from Afghanistan by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, thus ending...

As China ‘Attacks’ Japan Over Fukushima Issue & Disputed Islands, PM Suga To Meet US President Biden

Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga is in Washington for talks with US President Joe Biden amid China's mounting criticism of Tokyo's plan to release Fukushima...

Northern Sea Route: Can Russia’s Arctic Game-Plan Outdo US’ Strategy In The Indo-Pacific?

**Russia defines the Northern Sea Route as a shipping lane from the Kara Sea to the Pacific Ocean, specifically running along the Russian Arctic...