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Friday, March 26, 2021, 14:05
DPRK says it launched 'newly-developed' missiles
By Xinhua
Friday, March 26, 2021, 14:05 By Xinhua

This picture taken on March 29, 2020 and released from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 30 shows a test-fire of super-large multiple rocket launchers at an undisclosed location in the DPRK. (PHOTO / STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP)

PYONGYANG - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has launched two "newly-developed" tactical guided missiles, the official Korean Central News Agency reported Friday.

The Academy of Defense Science conducted the launch, which was "very successful just as it had been confidently predicted," according to the KCNA.

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"The newly developed new-type tactical guided projectile is a weapon system whose warhead weight has been improved to be 2.5 tons with the use of the core technology of tactical guided projectile that was already developed," according to the report.

The Republic of Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday that the DPRK has fired two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea. 

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