N. Korea Confirms Test Firing of Superlarge Rocket System

Politics

Seoul, Nov. 29 (Jiji Press)--North Korea's state-run news agency said Friday that Kim Jong Un, the country's leader, observed the test firing of a superlarge multiple rocket launch system.

The report by Korean Central News Agency was apparently referring to the firing of two projectiles, which are assumed to have been short-range ballistic missiles, into the Sea of Japan on Thursday afternoon.

According to the report, the test firing was intended to make final checks of the combat applicability of the superlarge rocket launch system.

The technological superiority and the credibility of North Korea's weapons systems were verified in the testing of multiple missile launches and Kim Jong Un was greatly satisfied with the result, the report said.

The test was reportedly conducted by North Korea's Academy of National Defense Science. The report said the scientist at the academy are overwhelmed with joy over the completion of powerful weapons systems.

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