May 20, 2024

Kim Jong Un lauds tactical weapon ‘breakthrough’ to aid war preparations

New missile system is the latest progress in DPRK military production scheme set to conclude by year’s end

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a new “tactical missile weapon system” for the Korean People’s Army (KPA) as it prepares for war, state media reported Wednesday. 

Kim linked the military “breakthrough” to an overall production plan North Korea’s armed forces are supposed to complete by the end of the year. KPA artillery units “tasked with an important firing duty” will reportedly receive the new weapon system.

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