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# weapons test

Last year
# Pyongyang
North Korea fires eight ballistic missiles in 'unusual' exercise
The exercise represents the largest number of ballistic missiles North Korea has recently launched on a single day and occasion.
All time
# weapons test
Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US
This comes as Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.
# speed of sound
China's building the world's fastest wind tunnel to test planes ... and possibly missiles
The 265-metre-long tunnel can be used to test hypersonic aircraft that can travel 25 times the speed of sound.
# nuclear weapons test
North Korea calls South Korean president a 'dirty prostitute'
The country has sought to justify its weapons programme as a defence against US nuclear “blackmail”.