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North Korea launched a non-trackable "Hwasong-8" hypersonic weapon, traveling at least five times the speed of sound, or Mach 5.

After America, now North Korea also tested its new hypersonic weapon

Category : International
Published on: September 30 2021 Share on facebook

·       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.

Important facts

About North Korea

v Capital: Pyongyang

v Supreme Leader: Kim Jong-un

v Currency: North Korean won

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