North Korea’s Hwasong-15 ballistic missiles on display during a military parade in 2018. Photo: AFP North Korea’s Hwasong-15 ballistic missiles on display during a military parade in 2018. Photo: AFP
North Korea’s Hwasong-15 ballistic missiles on display during a military parade in 2018. Photo: AFP

Is North Korea gearing up to unveil new missiles at military parade in ‘show of force’ before US election?

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has promised to showcase ‘new strategic weapons’, and Seoul believes this weekend could be perfect timing
  • Liquid-fuelled missiles cannot normally be left in a fuelled state but solid-fuelled missiles have the advantage of being able to remain fuelled and ready to strike

Topic |   North Korea
North Korea’s Hwasong-15 ballistic missiles on display during a military parade in 2018. Photo: AFP North Korea’s Hwasong-15 ballistic missiles on display during a military parade in 2018. Photo: AFP
North Korea’s Hwasong-15 ballistic missiles on display during a military parade in 2018. Photo: AFP
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