North Korea marks founder's birthday, rolls out missilies, other weaponary
Kim Jong Un wore a black suit and white shirt, stepping out of a limousine and saluting his honor guard before walking down a red carpet.
The festivities Kim Jong Un's grandfather took place amid concerns that North Korea is possibly preparing for its sixth nuclear test
North Korea rolled out prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles and other military hardware at a massive parade on Saturday.
State television showed what appeared to be several KN-08 and KN-14 missiles rolled out on trucks at the parade.
North Korean soldiers also rolled out what appeared to be another large rocket covered by a canister.
Military analysts say the missiles could one day be capable of hitting targets as far as the continental United States.
Other military hardware at the parade included tanks, multiple rocket launchers and artillery guns
Kim, a 30-something leader who took power in late 2011, emphasizes nuclear weapons as the foundation of his national defense strategy.