Maybe this is what POTUS was talking about, and what Sarah H. said was very serious Maybe we'll try to shoot it down, regardless of trajectory -Geaux ---- North Korea 'ready to test new high range missile capable of hitting US west coast' A Russian lawmaker claims the mood in Pyongyang is "rather belligerent" and officials there showed him mathematical calculations of the planned missile test North Korea is set to test-fire a new "high range" missile capable of hitting the US mainland, a Russian lawmaker claims. Anton Morozov revealed Pyongyang's plans as he returned from a five-day visit to the hermit state - where the mood is "rather belligerent" - with a Russian delegation. He claims North Korean officials gave the Russians mathematical calculations showing that the intercontinental ballistic missile could reach targets on the US west coast. It comes just days after a CIA official revealed that Kim Jong-un's regime could launch a new missile or carry out another nuclear test next week. North Korea has carried out a number of missile tests recently despite UN sanctions (Image: AFP) The horrific cost to human life if North Korea launched nuclear weapons Morozov told the Russian state-run news agency RIA Novosti: "They are preparing for a new test of a longer-range missile. "They even gave us mathematical calculations that they believe prove that their missile can hit the western coast of the United States. North Korea 'ready to test new missile capable of hitting US west coast'