North Korea releases images of 2 March weapon test

Images released by North Korea’s state-run media show that the weapon system the country tested on 2 March appears to have been the same ‘super-large multiple rocket launcher [MRL]’ it had tested on 28 November, 31 October, 10 September, and 24 August 2019.

Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on 3 March that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had the previous day inspected y a “strike drill” of the Korean People’s Army’s (KPA’s) “long-range artillery sub-units”, which “demonstrated accurate marksmanship”.

Images released by the KCNA on 3 March show that Pyongyang tested-fired what appeared to be its ‘super-large MRL’ system the previous day as part of a firing drill of KPA long-range artillery sub-units.The images released by KCNA on 3 March show that the tactical weapon system tested by North Korea on 2 March appears to be identical to the ‘super-large MRL’ system tested on 28 November, 31 October, 10 September, and 24 August 2019.The North Korean military began carrying out on 28 February what it described as “joint strike drills” that were inspected by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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Images released by North Korea’s state-run media show that the weapon system the country tested on 2...

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