Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un Learns about Production of Major Weapons and Equipment

Pyongyang, May 15 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), on May 14 acquainted himself with the tactical missile weapon system with which the combined missile units of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in charge of an important firing assignment will be equipped.

The relevant defence industrial enterprises under the Second Economic Commission have fulfilled their munitions production plans for the first half of this year and will carry out the plans for the production of tactical missile weapon system assigned by the WPK Central Military Commission by the end of the year.

Expressing great satisfaction over the production results registered by the defence industrial enterprises in the first half of the year, the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un particularly stressed the need to bring about an epochal change in the preparations of the KPA for war by carrying out the munitions production plans for 2024 without fail.

The firepower assault combined units of the KPA's western operation group will be equipped with the missile launchers produced in the first half of the year.

Kim Jong Un was accompanied by Pak Jong Chon, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK and secretary of the C.C., WPK, Jo Chun Ryong, secretary of the C.C., WPK, Kang Sun Nam, minister of National Defence of the DPRK, Kim Jong Sik, first vice department director of the C.C., WPK, and Kim Yong Hwan, president of the Academy of Defence Sciences. -0- (Juche113.5.15.)