February 21, 2024

North Korea hails Wednesday’s successful test of “new-type” SLBM

Kim Jong Un opts not to attend first launch of Pukguksong-3 missile, however

North Korean state media on Thursday hailed the previous day’s successful test of what it described as a “new-type” submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM).

The new “Pukguksong-3” missile, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and party daily the Rodong Sinmun reported, was fired from near Wonsan on Wednesday.