North Korea's next ultimate
ICBM "Hwasong-16" (HS-16) ?
"bolstering up the reliable strategic
Norbert Brügge, Germany
13 -- "Another cruicial test was successful conducted at the Sohae SLG
from 22.41 to 22.48 on December 13. The research successes being registered
by us in defence science one after another recently will be applied to
further bolstering up the reliable strategic nuclear deterrent of the
2019, Dec. 07 -- "A very
important test took place at the Sohae SLG on the afternoon of December
7. The Academy of the National Defence Scienc of the DPRK made a report
on the successful test of great significance to the Central Commitee of
the Worker's Party."
So far there is no further information or photos, but we can guess what
The first stage of the upcoming new Unha-X SLV with 3 x 2 "Pektusan-A2"
engines was subjected to a static test for the first time. This stage
is undoubtedly usable for a real ICBM, which we will see in a test flight
in the next few days. Due to the dimensions of this vehicle ("HS-16"),
the pad on the Sohae SLG probably will be use, where also the undetected
static tests took place at night.
This is what the HS-16 ICBM and its rear could look