the means of North Korea reported this Tuesday that the regime once again tested its underwater drone with capacity to generate radioactive tsunamis at a time marked by repeated weapons tests of Pyongyang and the great military maneuvers that seoul and Washington They celebrate these days in the south of the peninsula.
The test of this guided torpedo was carried out between March 25 and 27 according to the state agency KCNAwhich also reported that the North Korean leader, kim jong uninspected various models of atomic warheads at the headquarters of the Nuclear Weapons Research Institute in Pyongyang on Tuesday.
The announcement comes after the North Korean regime informed last Friday of the existence of this new underwater weapon, an apparent reply to the great spring exercises that the allies are carrying out south of the 38th parallel.
The drone, which KCNA Referred to as “Haeil-1″ (Tsunami-1 in Korean), it was tested on the eastern coast and detonated its dummy warhead in the target area after traveling 600 kilometers following an “irregular and elliptical” course for 41 hours and 27 minutes. .
The test served to verify the “reliability and safety” of the weapon and in it “all the tactical and technical specifications of the system and its technical indexes of underwater navigation were correctly estimated.”
Yesterday Seoul stated that it doubts the capabilities of this dronesimilar to the Russian Poseidon, and assured that he considers that it is in a very early development phase.
At the same time, KCNA reported that Kim “became acquainted” with “the technical specifications of new tactical nuclear weapons depending on the targets to be struck and their structural and operational characteristics and their compatibility with different weapon systems” during his visit to the Research Institute of Nuclear weapons.
Kim was also informed of the progress to computerize the combined nuclear weapons management system “haekbangsoe” (Korean for “Nuclear Trigger”), “whose scientific accuracy, reliability, and safety have been strictly tested in the recent combined tactical drill simulating a nuclear counterattack,” the news item detailed, referring to an exercise the regime carried out. Ten days ago.
KCNA He also published photos of Kim inspecting different models of nuclear warheads tactics supposedly designed to be equipped on strategic cruise missiles Hwasal-1 and Hwasal-2 and short-range ballistic missiles KN-23.
In this sense, the North Korean news agency also reported that the two missiles that the regime fired on Monday were “equipped with simulated nuclear warheads” and that they exploded about 500 meters above the simulated target on an islet off the city of Kim Chaekon the northeast coast, as published photos show.
(With information from EFE)
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