February 21, 2024

North Korea tests ‘superiority’ of new 240mm artillery system: State media

Latest rocket advancement may soon be deployed near inter-Korean border as DPRK seeks to amplify war readiness

North Korea tested a new “controlled rocket artillery shell and ballistic control system” on Sunday, according to state media.

The Academy of Defense Development fired the 240mm controlled rocket “to evaluate its accuracy and verify its superiority,” the state-owned Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Monday.