North Korea test-fires four strategic cruise missiles

Israel National News reports: “North Korea has test-fired four strategic cruise missiles during a drill designed to demonstrate its ability to conduct a nuclear counterattack against hostile forces, its state media said on Friday (local time).

The exercise on Thursday involved an apparently operational strategic cruise missile unit of the Korean People’s Army, which fired the four ‘Hwasal-2’ missiles in the area of Kim Chaek City, North Hamgyong Province, towards the sea off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula, state news agency KCNA said, as quoted by Reuters.

Other units conducted firepower training at hardened sites without live firing, it added.

The four strategic cruise missiles hit a preset target after traveling the ‘2000km-long elliptical and eight-shaped flight orbits for 10,208 seconds to 10,224 seconds,’ the English-language report said…”

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