Kim Jong-un has supervised yet another test launch of a missile
Fresh photos in a press release for state media show the tyrant clutching binoculars surrounded by a group of Army officials as he watches a test-firing of a new anti-aircraft weapons system.
The Government mouthpiece, the KCNA, did not reveal details of the launch but said it was organised by the Academy of National Defence Science – an agency believed to be developing nuclear weapons.
A KCNA spokesman said: “Kim Jong-un… watched the test of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system organised by the Academy of National Defence Science.
A Government press release shows Kim observing the missile launch
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This weapon system should be mass-produced to deploy all over the country
“This weapon system, whose operation capability has been thoroughly verified, should be mass-produced to deploy all over the country… so as to completely spoil the enemy's wild dream to command the air, boasting of air supremacy and weapon almighty.”
The new test comes almost a week after nuke-obsessed Kim latest ballistic missile test.
North Korea tests long range missile as nuclear programme continues
Mon, May 22, 2017
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North Korea has successfully launched a ground-to-ground missile 500km towards the Sea of Japan, as tensions on the Korean peninsular reach new heights.
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The ground-to-ground medium-to-long range ballistic missile
Pyongyang said it performed a successful launch of what it called an intermediate-range ballistic missile that met all technical requirements for mass production.
US President Donald Trump has vowed to increase sanctions against the belligerent North.
The US Commander-in-Chief has also sent several aircraft carriers to the region to perform exercises with allies Japan and South Korea.
But top US defence chiefs believe the hermit kingdom could still develop nuclear weapons.
The head of the US Defence Intelligence Agency, Vincent Stewart, said Kim is on an “inevitable” path to obtaining a nuclear missile if his regime is left unchecked.
But he added it may take several years for this to be a possibility.