Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un Observes Test-fire of New-type Tactical Guided Weapon

Pyongyang, April 17 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, observed the test-fire of a new-type tactical guided weapon.

Accompanying him was Kim Jong Sik, vice department director of the WPK Central Committee.

Also watching the test-fire were leading personnel of the DPRK Ministry of National Defence and commanders of the large combined units of the Korean People's Army.

The new-type tactical guided weapon system developed under special attention of the Party Central Committee is of great significance in drastically improving the firepower of the frontline long-range artillery units and enhancing the efficiency in the operation of tactical nukes of the DPRK and diversification of their firepower missions.

The test-fire was carried out successfully.

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un highly praised the national defence scientific research sector for registering continuous successes in attaining the core goals of securing the war deterrent set at the 8th Party Congress, and extended warm congratulations on behalf of the Party Central Committee.

Clarifying the Party Central Committee's long-term plan for bolstering up the defence capabilities of the country, the respected General Secretary gave important instructions on further building up the defence capabilities and nuclear combat forces of the country. -0- (Juche111.4.17.)