submarine-launched ballistic missiles - updates

Rappler's latest stories on submarine-launched ballistic missiles


North Korea puts 'new ICBM' on show, say analysts

Apr 15, 2017 - 7:39 PM

Huge green missiles in Pyongyang s giant military parade catch the attention of military specialists

North Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile – Seoul

Jul 09, 2016 - 11:39 AM

UPDATED The North launched what was believed to be an [submarine launched ballistic missile] from waters off the [northeastern] port of Sinpo at around 11:30 am South Korea s defense ministry says in a statement

UN slams North Korea missile launch, Obama rejects test offer

Apr 25, 2016 - 10:20 AM

The Security Council said the SLBM launch marked a serious violation of UN resolutions aimed at curbing the North s nuclear drive

An undated photo released on April 24, 2016 by North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows an 'underwater test-fire of strategic submarine ballistic missile' conducted at an undisclosed location in North Korea. KCNA/EPA

North Korea's Kim hails 'successful' submarine missile test

Apr 24, 2016 - 11:37 AM

UPDATED The North Korean leader declares Pyongyang is now capable of hitting the heads of the South Korean puppet forces and the US imperialists

NORTH KOREAN LEADER. A picture released by the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in July 2014 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a live-fire drill by a North Korean artillery unit near the eastern border with South Korea. Photo by KCNA/EPA

North Korea tests submarine-launched missile – South Korea

Apr 23, 2016 - 8:06 PM

3rd UPDATE The US and the UK strongly condemn the test

North Korea video depicts imagined submarine attack on Washington

Mar 26, 2016 - 1:39 PM

The video shows North Korea laying waste to Washington using nuclear weapons and warns the US against further encroachment

North Korean leader orders further nuclear tests

Mar 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM

UPDATED Overseeing a ballistic missile launch on Thursday March 10 Kim Jong Un ordered more nuclear explosion tests to estimate the destructive power of the newly produced nuclear warheads

MORE TESTS? An undated picture provided by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 9, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C), talking with scientists and technicians involved in research of nuclear weapons, at an undisclosed location, North Korea. File photo by KCNA/EPA

South Korea, US, Japan envoys discuss North Korea nuclear concerns

May 27, 2015 - 11:09 AM

The effort comes as North Korea ramps up its nuclear rhetoric boasting last week of its ability to miniaturize a nuclear warhead to fit on high precision long range rockets

NUCLEAR TALKS. (L to R) Junichi Ihara, director-general of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Hwang Joon-Kook, South Korean special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, and Sung Kim, US special representative for North Korea policy, pose for a photo before their meeting at a hotel in Seoul on May 27, 2015. Jung Yeon-je/AFP

North Korea claims breakthrough on nuclear missile warheads

May 20, 2015 - 2:29 PM

UPDATED If confirmed that would allow the deployment of nuclear weapons far beyond the Korean peninsula

Kerry warns 'provocative' North Korea of fresh sanctions

May 19, 2015 - 8:52 AM

Kerry says the recent test of a new submarine launched ballistic missile SLBM showed that North Korea had no genuine interest in engaging with the international community

STRONGER TIES. South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (R) and US Secretary of State John Kerry during their meeting at the foreign ministry in Seoul, South Korea, 18 May 2015. EPA/Chung Sung-Jun / POOL

North Korea sub missile test genuine, but exaggerated – experts

May 14, 2015 - 10:02 AM

The experts say the North is still likely in the early stages of developing a credible submarine launched ballistic missiles SLBM capability

TEST LAUNCH. An image obtained by Yonhap News Agency show a ballistic missile believed to have been launched from underwater near Sinpo, on the northeast coast of North Korean, May 9, 2015. KCNA/EPA

South Korea's Park says North's sub missile threatens stability

May 12, 2015 - 4:28 PM

The May 9 test rang alarm bells in Seoul because a fully developed submarine launched ballistic missile capability would take the North Korean nuclear threat to a new level

TEST LAUNCH. An image obtained by Yonhap News Agency show a ballistic missile believed to have been launched from underwater near Sinpo, on the northeast coast of North Korean, May 9, 2015. KCNA/EPA