A new round of threats from North Korea is expected to bolster weapons makers like Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) - Get Report and Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) - Get Report Friday. 

North Korea has threatened to detonate a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean, launching the next salvo in the war of words the rogue nation has been engaged in with the west since President Donald Trump took office. 

Lockheed Martin shares were up 0.47% to $309.46 in midday trading. 

Northrop Grumman shares were rising 0.22%.

Boeing Inc. (BA) - Get Report shares rose 0.61%. 

Raytheon Co. (RTN) - Get Report shares climbed 0.02%. 

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