January 12, 2022 20:24 PM
[China News Agency]Pyongyang News: According to a report by the Korean Central News Agency on the 12th, the North Korean National Defense Academy successfully tested a hypersonic missile on the 11th. It was North Korea’s second successful missile test this year, less than a week after the last. Kim Jong-un, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and Chairman of the State Council of the DPRK, attended the test-launch event.
According to the report, the test launch is to finally confirm the overall technical characteristics of the newly developed hypersonic missile weapon system.
According to the report, the hypersonic glide flight warhead separated from the missile glides and then jumps from a distance of 600 kilometers, performs a strong maneuvering maneuver for 240 kilometers from the initial launch azimuth to the azimuth of the target point, and successfully hits the established target in the waters 1,000 kilometers away.
According to the Korean Central News Agency, on the 5th of this month, North Korea also conducted a test launch of a hypersonic missile.