Digital Desk, Seoul. North Korea said on Wednesday that it had successfully tested a new type of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) a day earlier. The Yonhap news agency said it marked North Korea’s eighth known major missile test this year.
The new SLBM will contribute greatly to our country’s defense technology advancement and the Navy’s underwater operational capabilities, the North’s official Korean Central News Agency said.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not oversee the shootings. South Korea’s military said on Tuesday that the North tested a short-range missile called an SLBM from the area around Sinpo and its main submarine shipyard.