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Weekend Reads North Korea Announces Two New Missiles

11:55  15 january  2022
11:55  15 january  2022 Source:   sofoot.com

North Korea says he has successfully tested a hypersonic missile

 North Korea says he has successfully tested a hypersonic missile the missile was shot Wednesday and transported a "hypersonic warhead" which "accurately reaches a target at 700 km away", according to KCNA. © Reuters / Kim Hong-Ji North Korea proceeded to a hypersonic missile trial shot, said the official North Korean agency KCNA, confirming this first major armament test conducted by Pyongyang this year . The missile was shot Wednesday and carried a "hypersonic ogive" which "accurately reaches a target at 700 km away", according to KCNA.

North Korea launched two more ballistic missiles on Friday, just hours after the country criticized the United States for calling for more sanctions on the rogue regime over its previous missile launches. The launch marked the third in two weeks, Reuters reports. Two , presumed short-range missiles (SRBMs) were detected by South Korea from the North Pyongan Province, South Korea 's Joint Chiefs of Staff announced , according to the outlet. A presumed SRBM was also found launched into Japan's exclusive economic zone, according to an unnamed Japanese defense ministry official.

North Korea has confirmed the test-firing of two tactical guided missiles , the third of such launches in a month amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula and renewed US sanctions against Pyongyang. KCNA said Friday's launches "demonstrated high maneuverability and rate of hits," adding that, "Issues were discussed to set up proper railway-borne missile operating system across the country.” South Korea 's military said Friday it had detected what it presumed were two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) launched eastward from North Pyongan Province on the west coast of

La Corée du Nord annonce avoir lancé deux nouveaux missiles © Pixabay Northern Korea Announces Two New Missiles These tests that have been made to "check and judge the control of action procedures of the rail regiment" are the third of the year.

New launch of missiles for North Korea. The country's authorities announced having launched two short-range missiles from a train on Friday. This is the third weapon test since the beginning of the year, despite new American sanctions. These tests were organized to "verify and judge the control of the action procedures of the railway regiment," said the official Pyongyang KCNA news agency.

The launch of Friday took place after the Washington Wednesday decision to impose new financial penalties against five North Korean nationals, following previous missile tests presented as hypersonic. The launch of Friday "has demonstrated great maneuverability and high success rate", according to KCNA. Discussions were conducted "on the establishment of a firm missile operating system throughout the country," adds the agency.

Northern Korea recognizes a hypersonic missile test shot

 Northern Korea recognizes a hypersonic missile test shot © Kcna / Reuters Kim Jong One was present at the test of a hypersonic missile, in North Korea, January 11, 2022. The projectile Unidentified by North Korea, Tuesday, January 11, off its east coast was a missile carrying a "hypersonic hyperant ogive". The trial was supervised by the North Korean Leader Kim Jong One. This is the second test of this type from Pyongyang in less than a week.

North Korea test-fired two more ballistic missiles for the third time this month on Friday just hours after threatening the United States with a “stronger and certain reaction” to sanctions. The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command confirmed North Korea ’s launch in a statement on Friday, saying, “We are aware of the ballistic missile launch and are consulting closely with our allies and partners. While we have assessed that this event does not pose an immediate threat to U.S. personnel or territory, or to our allies, the missile launch highlights the destabilizing impact of the DPRK’s illicit weapons program.

North Korea has said it successfully launched a hypersonic munition in a recent test, claiming the projectile struck a target hundreds of miles away. Washington has denounced the move as “destabilizing.” The missile “precisely hit a set target” some 700km (435 miles) off North Korea ’s east coast during the test launch, the state-run Korean Central News Agency said on Just hours after the test, South Korean President Moon Jae-in was present for a groundbreaking event for a rail line through the border town of Goseong – part of efforts to re-connect transit between the two neighbors.

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shots took place at 14:41 and 14:52 (05:41 and 05:52 GMT) and the missiles traveled a distance of 432 km to an altitude of 36 km towards the east of the Korean peninsula, indicated the Joint Heads of Staff of South Korea. It was the third trial of North Korean armaments this month, after two hypersonic successful trials according to Pyongyang, first on January 5th and second, supervised in person by the Kim Jong leader one on 11 January.

In response, the United States imposed new sanctions in Pyongyang this week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken stating that North Korea was probably trying to "get attention" with this series of missile shots. Pyongyang accused the United States of "intentional" the situation. Dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington remains deadlocked after failure in 2019 discussions between Kim Jong one and the US President of the Donald Trump era. North Korea has for the first time at a missile test launch from a train in September 2021.


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