North Korea In Defiance
North Korea has conducted a Test of a New High-Thrust Engine that would help North Korea achieve World-Class Satellite launch capability.
North Korea's State run Television indicated that the test was for new type of Rocket engine for long-range missiles.
North Korean leader Kim Jong UN witnessed the Test at Tongchang-Ri Rocket launch Station and termed it "a new birth" of its Rocket Industry.
North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests and series of Missile launches, in Defiance of U.N. Sanctions and working to develop Nuclear-warhead missiles that could reach the United States.
It considered to be close to a Test-Launch of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.