North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continues his strategy of keeping tensions high, overseeing the launch as the world faces a nuclear threat from Vladimir Putin Two long-range cruise missiles capable of carrying tactical nuclear weapons. North Korean state media reported the news and said they had been deployed in some troops.
Pyongyang recently conducted a series of ballistic missile tests, which it called tactical nuclear exercises, They simulated the demolition of South Korean airports and military installations.
Cruise missiles fly at a much lower altitude than ballistic missiles, making them harder to detect and intercept, this time flying 2,000 kilometers above the sea before reaching their target on Wednesday, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported. .
North Korean leader expresses satisfaction “The high responsiveness of its nuclear combat force”, According to Pyongyang’s state media, this shows that “they are well prepared for a real war”. “This test,” he stressed, “is a new, clear warning signal to our enemies.”
This launch aims to Strengthen “efficiency and combat effectiveness” The number of missiles North Korea’s military has deployed to use tactical nuclear weapons, according to the regime agency, confirmed the system’s operability.
“North Korea should continue to expand the operational range of its strategic nuclear forces to prevent any military crisis at any time and fully take the initiative,” the country’s leader said.
On Monday, the Korean Central News Agency said Kim Jong Un had led tactical nuclear exercises against South Korea for the past two weeks in protest at a recent joint naval exercise involving an aircraft carrier between South Korean and U.S. forces.
According to Reuters, a U.S. State Department spokesman Declined to comment on the release It said Washington remained focused on coordinating closely with its allies and partners to counter the threat posed by North Korea. In the case of the South Korean military, it said it had monitored the launch in real time and was continuing to analyze the test data.
North Korea tests first ‘strategic’ cruise missile September 2021which analysts at the time believed could be the country’s first nuclear-capable weapon of its kind.
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