North Korea successfully test-fired new long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, the state-run Korean Central news agency said Monday.
The missiles newly developed by the Academy of Defense Science traveled for about two hours and 6 minutes above the territorial land and waters of North Korea, hitting targets 1,500 kilometers away on Saturday and Sunday, according to KCNA.
North Korea carried out successful tests of a new long-range cruise missile over the weekend, state media said, seen by analysts as possibly the country's first such weapon with a nuclear capability. pic.twitter.com/yL1vFazpz2
“The efficiency and practicality of the weapon operation were confirmed to be excellent,” it said, adding that development has been pushed forward for the past two years.