North Korea tests new guided weapons system

Israel National News reports: “North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a new guided weapons system to improve the country’s ‘tactical nukes’, AFP reported Sunday, citing state media.

The launch was the latest in an unprecedented blitz of sanctions-busting weapons-tests this year, which included firing an intercontinental ballistic missile at full range for the first time since 2017.

The launch also comes just ahead of US-South Korea military training exercises that are due to begin on Monday and which outrage Pyongyang.

The ‘new-type tactical guided weapon… is of great significance in drastically improving the firepower of the frontline long-range artillery units and enhancing the efficiency in the operation of tactical nukes,’ the North’s official KCNA news agency reported.

It said the test was successful, but did not specify when or where it took place…”

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