September 25, 2023

North Korea conducts cruise missile launch from new naval corvette

Leader Kim Jong Un emphasizes war readiness in first public inspection of what is likely his most advanced warship

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the country’s newest naval corvette and watched a strategic cruise missile test from the ship, according to state media on Monday, days after warning the U.S. about reconnaissance flights off the east coast.

The report also coincides with the U.S. and South Korea kicking off large-scale joint military drills on Monday.