North Korea Tested New Anti-Ship Missile (Photos)

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North Korea has tested a new type of cruise missile that could strike US and South Korean warships, North Korean state-run media said Friday.

This new-type cruise rocket is a powerful attack means capable of striking any enemy group of battleships” attempting to attack the country and can be used “at will,” the Korean Central News Agency said.

The missiles “accurately detected and hit” floating targets at sea after making “circular flights,” according to the report.

North Korea didn’t reveal how many anti-ship missiles it had launched. However, South Korean National Security Director Chung Eui-yong said that four short-range missiles were fired.

The projectiles were reportedly fired from the town of Wonsan and flew about 200 km before reaching targets between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

The anti-ship missiles represent the fourth new missile system that North Korea has introduced and tested this year. The new missile tests came amid US THAAD missile-defense systems deployment in South Korea.

Photo-report from the missile test:

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  • Gary Sellars

    I must say that’s an advanced looking weapon system…VERY smart looking and would be at home in any 1st world military…

    Maybe these NKs are not as stupid as the Yankistani MSM presstitute whores say they are?… /snigger

  • Peter Moy

    These anti-ship missiles may have some Chinese C-801/802/803 technology. If so, even the arrogant, loser idiots (their record confirms that they are losers – Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria) at the Pentagon will take notice. As for the highly medicated, ignorant, emotional morons in the big US media companies, they should order more adult diapers and get educated.

  • FlorianGeyer

    Would it be impolite to smile when a few US warships get sent to the ocean floor to create new artificial reef’s for aquatic life ?

  • michael Harrison

    Every “new” missile is Chinese (ultimately russian) technology. Looks like china is propping up their buffer state and sending signals to the world about the consequences of an attack on DPRK.

  • Aen RaBeon

    Good deterrence.