Saturday, May 21

Armament. North Korea says it conducted hypersonic missile test firing on Wednesday

North Korea carried out a test firing of a hypersonic missile, the official North Korean news agency KCNA reported. This is the first such test from Pyongyang this year.

The missile was fired on Wednesday and carried a “hypersonic warhead” that “accurately hit a target 700 km away,” according to KCNA. This is the second time North Korea has reported firing a hypersonic missile, a sophisticated weapon that attests to advances by the North Korean defense industry.

Unidentified projectile detected on Wednesday

On Wednesday, South Korea and Japan detected Pyongyang firing an unidentified projectile, believed to be a ballistic missile, in the sea to the east of the peninsula (Sea of ​​Japan, or East Sea according to the ‘Korean name).

The United States condemned this shooting which according to them “violates several UN Security Council resolutions and represents a threat to North Korea’s neighbors and the international community”.

Reference-www.leprogres.fr

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