On September 13, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that on September 11 , North Korea’s National Defense Science successfully conducted a test-fire of a long-range cruise missile. newly developed with a range of 1,500 km.
The KCNA said that the long-range cruise missile is a strategic weapon of great significance in accomplishing the main goals of the five-year plan for the development of national defense science and the development of new weapon systems proposed by the Eighth National Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
Over the past two years, the development of this weapon has been carried out quickly and according to plan. During development, detailed tests were carried out, as well as dozens of ground tests and various flight tests, such as navigation tests, warhead power tests, and all were successful.
Information of KCNA special attention of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the development of this weapon system as a core project, of great strategic significance, is a means of preventing war effective