Kim Jong Un guides test of rocket developed by 'newly-founded' military factory | NK News
July 20, 2024
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Kim Jong Un guides test of rocket developed by ‘newly-founded’ military factory

Test comes as North Korea celebrates 92nd founding anniversary of the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a rocket test Thursday and demanded a “newly-established national defense industrial enterprise” fulfill annual production plans, according to state media.

The cryptic introduction of the new munitions company, likely referring to a factory, comes as Kim has increased public inspections of such plants in the last year, while emphasizing that the DPRK has short-range weapons aimed at South Korea. 

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