South Korean intelligence does not rule out that Pyongyang next time can realize the launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in the Pacific ocean. On Monday, September 4, reports “Yonhap”.
In the South Korean defense Ministry told the Agency that recorded the signs of the preparation of North Korea for the next missile launch. According to the Agency, Pyongyang may do this in order to demonstrate to the US its status as a nuclear power.
September 3, North Korea announced the successful test of a hydrogen bomb, designed to equip Intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Pyongyang claimed that the test did not lead to a leakage of radiation or other negative environmental impacts. Japan defence Ministry previously estimated the capacity of the tested charge 70 kilotons, several times the power of the atomic bombs dropped by the U.S. on Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.
In Seoul estimated the capacity of the DPRK tested a nuclear charge of 50 kilotons.
The latest missile launches North Korea has launched on August 29. Then the rocket flew over Japanese territory and fell in 1180 kilometers from Cape Erimo in Hokkaido.