North Korea confirms another missile test

North Korea has succeeded in test-firing a new type of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), the official Korean Central News Agency reported on Thursday.

The report said Academy of Defense Science fired the new-type ballistic missile, known as Pukguksong-3, in vertical mode in the waters off the county's eastern Wonsan Bay, Xinhua reported.
"The test-firing scientifically and technically confirmed the key tactical and technical indexes of the newly-designed ballistic missile and had no adverse impact on the security of neighboring countries," it added.