December 05, 2020

North Korea believed to have tested submarine-launched ballistic missile: JCS

SLBM believed to have been Pukguksong-class, South Korean military says

North Korea is believed to have test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) off its eastern coast on Wednesday morning, South Korea's military said in a statement. 

In a follow-up assessment following initial news of the testSouth Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said the military detected “one unidentified ballistic missile” being fired eastward from waters northeast of the Wonsan area, Kangwon Province at 0711 local time.