Category : International Published on: September 30 2021
· Nuclear-armed nation North Korea has tested a new hypersonic missile named "Hwasong-8".
· This hypersonic missile is capable of traveling at least five times faster than the speed of sound or Mach 5 and is also highly maneuverable.
· It is much more difficult to track than intercontinental ballistic missiles, which follow a predictable trajectory.
· The United States, Russia and China have prioritized the development of hypersonic weapons in recent years.
About North Korea
v Capital: Pyongyang
v Supreme Leader: Kim Jong-un
v Currency: North Korean won