2017–18 North Korea crisis
North Korea: Increasing nuclear arsenal? The country must be ready
According to state television, he also said that Pyongyang should be fully prepared to use nuclear weapons at any time.
Kim made the remarks during an inspection of the country's nuclear weapons program, during which the trigger technology was tested.
North Korea is Rehearsing Nuclear Strikes against the US and South Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has urged his country to be ready to launch nuclear strikes at any moment, accusing the US and South Korea of expanding joint military exercises involving US nuclear-capable weapons, BTA and Reuters reported, citing local media: state agency KCNA.
North Korea's Kim leads 'nuclear counterattack' simulation drill
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un led two days of military drills "simulating a nuclear counterattack", including the launch of a ballistic missile, state media reported Monday.
It happened... There is only one goal: to instill fear in the enemies
The missile was launched Thursday morning hours before South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol met Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida for a summit aimed in part at rebuilding security ties between US allies in the face of North Korean nuclear threats.
North Korea fired two Ballistic Missiles - The Army of the South in Full Readiness
North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast, Reuters reported, citing a South Korean military statement. It is the latest of several weapons tests as South Korea and the United States hold their largest joint military exercises in years.
North Korea fires two ballistic missiles, Seoul says
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Tuesday, Seoul said, Pyongyang's second launch in three days and the first since South Korea and the United States began their largest joint military drills in five years.
North Korea fired two "Strategic Cruise Missiles" from a Submarine
In an apparent protest over a regular South Korea-US combined military exercise to begin this week, North Korea fired two "strategic cruise missiles" from a submarine in waters off its east coast over the weekend, state media said on Monday, reported Yonhap News Agency.
Kim Jong Un took his Daughter to a Ballistic Missile Factory
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited a ballistic missile factory in Pyongyang. He was accompanied by his daughter Ju Ae. This is her first official appearance at the Ordnance Factory Inspection.
N Korea confirms nuke missiles tests to ‘wipe out’ enemies
North Korea's recent barrage of missile launches were tests of its tactical nuclear weapons to "hit and wipe out" potential South Korean and U.S. targets, state media reported Monday, as its leader Kim Jong Un signaled he would conduct more provocative tests.
N Korea says it will never give up nukes to counter US
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stressed his country will never abandon the nuclear weapons it needs to counter the United States, which he accused of pushing to weaken the North's defenses and eventually collapse his government, state media said Friday.