In Video: North Korean Leader Oversees ‘Super-Large Caliber’ Rockets Launch Drills

In Video: North Korean Leader Oversees ‘Super-Large Caliber' Rockets Launch Drills

Click to see full-size image. (The Korean Central News Agency)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had overseen live-fire drills involving “newly-equipped super-large” caliber multiple rocket launchers, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on March 19.

KCNA said that the live-fire drills were aimed at testing the “real war capabilities” of the multiple rocket launchers. The exercises also involved simulating an aerial explosion of a shell at a predetermined altitude above the target, according to the news agency.

“They fully demonstrated their excellent crack-shot artillery marksmanship and prompt and thorough combat readiness,” KCNA said.

Kim told North Korean troops during the drills that the rocket launchers would provide the “core central striking means” in war preparations.

“The destructive offensive means possessed by our army should more thoroughly fulfill their missions to block and suppress the possibility of war with the constant perfect preparedness to collapse the capital of the enemy and the structure of its military forces,” KCNA quoted the leader as saying.

The military of South Korea announced on March 18 that it had detected the launch of “multiple short-range ballistic missiles” from the North.

In Video: North Korean Leader Oversees ‘Super-Large Caliber' Rockets Launch Drills

Click to see full-size image. (The Korean Central News Agency)

The super-large multiple rocket launcher, referred to as KN-25 by South Korea and United States militaries, is a short-range ballistic missile, according to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency.

The missiles fired by the KN-25 are estimated to be 600 mm in diameter, 8.2 meters long, and weigh 3,000 kg. They are believed to be guided by a satellite-aided inertial navigation system with a range of around 380 kilometers and an accuracy of 80-90 meters.

KN-25 missiles can be mounted on either a four-tube Tatra 813 8×8 wheeled transporter erector launcher or a tracked chassis with 10 road wheels on each side carrying six tubes.

The live-fire drills involving the KN-25 was North Korea’s second this year after Pyongyang launched one it said was tipped with a maneuverable hypersonic warhead last January. Earlier this month, it also held a large-scale exercise involving its latest main battle tank, unofficially known as the M2020.

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Emil

where does north korea get the ingredients for their weapons?

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vietnam

nk is blessed with enormous natural resources such as uranium, magnesium, iron, rare earth minerals, etc. nk also has petroleum reserves, but nk doesn’t make its annual production public. so nk can literally produce an unlimited number of nukes. here is an example of how rich nk is in terms of natural resources; it is now known that nk may have two-thirds of world’s rare earths.

Jimmy Tenno

además nk tiene una reserva de oro de cuatro mil toneladas algo que hace babear a los globalistas democratas de b-i-d-e-n

The press

that explains why the west demonizes nk. other than the fact that nk doesn’t bow down to the western bankers they can’t openly get to nk natural resources either.

Satanic Anglo Scum!

lgbt us army transvestites want no north korean smoke.

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James

anglo are scum. and they are satanic.

Just me

every government in the world is satanic. don’t think that anyone has the right to rule over others. putin, the kgb uncle, is not what the propaganda suggests. they all work together and we are their target. politicians do nothing other than argue or point the finger at other politicians. the people are then forced to settle this dispute. putin biden and their owners should have to fight in the war…then there would never be war again.

MiG-21

do not mess with kim. it’s funny that every time the korean people’s army displays its military power the paranoid, evil, demonic little worms in washington, dc, seoul and in japland soil their adult diapers.it’s the same all over the world: uncle shmuel always needs little vassals. satellites, lapdogs, whores and parasites to confront another country.

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Just me

the propaganda has made you parrot bullshit……kim the great leader etc. what nonsense. go to north korea and see how great “your leader” is and how nice it is to have to live under this fat clown.

Christopher

si vis pacem, para bellum.

nk is a truly independent country, with no little hats controlling their money supply, or crippling them with usury. no wonder kim is hated in the west. oy vey.

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Just me

the usa, for example, brought saddam to power and then (allegedly) killed him, etc. use your brain and don’t parrot this nonsense.

Icarus Tanović

you’re kinda smart prick aintcha?

emperor bill gates

wrong moron—coward amerikunts only invade defenseless peoples –grenada

Christopher

they killed saddam because he threatened the little hats control of the petro dollar.

Just me

all politicians are ridiculous but kim king kong is one of the most ridiculous…

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emperor bill gates

the senile clown biden the most ridiculous

jens holm

my dictator more ridiculous–make me pay 65% income tax and sends billions $ to ukrop nazi

jens holm

my gonad removal surgery make my more stupid

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Worldpeace

impressive but north korea better also invest in better electric warfare and anti missile anti drone anti aircraft capabilities otherwise such launchers are easy prey for their opponents. we saw how saddams scud launchers were neutralized rather quickly because the coalition had total airspace dominance during the gulf war

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