Watch: North Korea launches ICBM into Sea of Japan
Pentagon officials: North Korean ICBM 'was never seen before'US security officials said the intercontinental ballistic missile fired by North Korea was a new type of missile which they had never seen before.
Pentagon officials said Wednesday that the type of intercontinental ballistic missile tested by North Korea had "never been seen before."
The officials also confirmed that the missile posed a danger to Japanese ships, and added that the US anti-missile systems provide good protection from the North Korean missiles.
Earlier on Wednesday, North Korea released video footage of the launch, showing it from various angles.
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