North Korea has claimed that it successfully tested a new hypersonic missile called Hwasong-8 on Tuesday.
North Korea announces successful test fire of new hypersonic missile
STEPANAKERT, SEPTEMBER 29, ARTSAKHPRESS: State media said the new missile was one of the "five most important" new weapons systems laid out in its five-year military development plan.
They called the missile a "strategic weapon".
"The development of this weapons system...[has increased] the nation's capabilities for self-defence in every way," North Korean state news outlet KCNA said.