07:42Success in Another Hypersonic Missile Test-fire
Pyongyang, January 12 (KCNA - RSTV)
Distinguished Feat of WPK in History of Leading Juche-based Defence Industry
Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un Watches Test-fire in Field
He was accompanied by Jo Yong Won, Member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau and Secretary for Organizational Affairs of the WPK Central Committee, Vice- Directors of the departments concerned of the Party Central Committee and leading officials in the sector of the national defence science.
The 8th WPK Congress set forth a strategic task of developing the hypersonic missile sector on a preferential basis for the sector of the national defence scientific research in order to bolster up the country's war deterrent, and the Party Central Committee has powerfully led the whole course of developing the hypersonic weapon system for implementing the task.
The respected Comrade
The test-fire was aimed at the final verification of overall technical specifications of the developed hypersonic weapon system.
Toward daybreak, the Juche weapon representing the power of the DPRK roared to soar into sky, brightening the dawning sky and leaving behind it a column of fire, under the supervision of
After its release from the missile, the hypersonic glide vehicle made glide jump flight from 600 km area before making a 240 km corkscrew maneuvering from the initial launch azimuth to the target azimuth and hitting the set target in waters 1 000 km off.
The superior maneuverability of the hypersonic glide vehicle was more strikingly verified through the final test-fire.
Stressing the need to further accelerate the efforts to steadily build up the country's strategic military muscle both in quality and quantity and further modernize the army, Comrade
That day he called the core members in the sector of hypersonic weapon research and development to the office building of the Party Central Committee and warmly congratulated them. He had a photo session with them, expressing great expectation and conviction that they would help bolster the war deterrent of the country with their continued ultra-modern scientific research achievements for national defence and reliably guarantee the sovereignty and security of the state.
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