December 13, 2019

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. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opted not to attend, notably,