Sjina, Rusland, North Korea reportedly have successful hypersonic missile tests on heels of America's failure

The Wednesday launch marks the second successful test of a hypersonic missile by North Korea and the second test in two months. The new test proves North Korea has no intention of backing down and disarming and will instead press on with plans to modernize its arsenal.

Die VSA. last completed a successful hypersonic weapons test in September, but a follow-up test in October ended in failure, adding a possible delay to full weapons testing until later in 2022, Reuters berig.

This photo provided by the North Korean government shows what it says a test launch of a hypersonic missile in North Korea Wednesday, Jan.. 5, 2022. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

This photo provided by the North Korean government shows what it says a test launch of a hypersonic missile in North Korea Wednesday, Jan.. 5, 2022. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

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