June 03, 2023

N.Korea successfully tests new high-thrust rocket engine: KCNA

State media praises "unforgettable day for the DPRK’s rocket development history"

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the ground jet test of a new high-thrust rocket engine on early Saturday morning, state-run Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Sunday morning.

State media said the newest engine was “another miracle” in the history of the country's national defense industry, and that it used a much higher thrust compared to previous models.