North Korea may be close to testing its newest intercontinental ballistic missile, state media suggested. In recent months, North Korea has been testing a variety of nuclear missiles at an unprecedented pace.  Four new systems have been tested over the past few weeks, including reliable short and mid-range ballistic missiles. Its new intermediate-range ballistic missile could comfortably hit Guam and the hermit state also has successfully tested new anti-ship cruise missiles.

But it seems Kim Jong-Un’s next step is the development of an ICBM.  An editorial in state paper Rodong Sinmun said: “The series of recent strategic weapons tests show that we are not too far away from test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile.” The shock claim indicates the regime has continued to advance its missile technology since it despot leader confirmed during his annual address that the state was in the final stage of developing the technology. READ MORE