SEOUL—North Korea has extended retained its adversaries on their toes with taunting rhetoric and shock weapons tests.
As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to consider business, leader Kim Jong Un provided a sneak peek of Pyongyang’s pipeline of armed forces components with uncommon detail in the course of a unusual Workers’ Occasion Congress assembly that finished this 7 days.
The North is acquiring armed forces drones, a nuclear-run submarine and surveillance satellites, Mr. Kim stated. Missiles will get smaller sized and lighter. Other folks will fly farther.
A hypersonic warhead, which normally can journey a mile for every second, is prepared for screening and output, he stated. The steering technological know-how for a multi-warhead rocket, presumed to be for an intercontinental ballistic missile, is at its ultimate stage.
At a Thursday night armed forces parade celebrating the Workers’ Occasion assembly, the North put a host of armed forces components on screen, which include a submarine-released ballistic missile that point out media touted as the “world’s most effective weapon.”