North Korea: New missile tests were performed on two trains

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Publish Date: 8:52 - 16 January 2022
Sunday, 16 January 2022 (YJC)_ North Korean state media reported that in the country's new missile test, two guided missiles were fired from inside the train and hit their targets accurately.

North Korea: New missile tests were performed on two trainsThe North Korean government said on Saturday that a missile unit based on the country's railways had fired two tactical guided missiles at a target in the East Sea in a new firing exercise.

The North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that the unit held the exercise in North Pyongyang province on the Chinese border with the aim of "assessing skills and accuracy" in its operational processes.

According to Yonhap News Agency, this is North Korea's second missile test using a rail launch pad since its previous test in September, and its third demonstration of power this year.

North Korean media wrote:
The unit received orders from the Army General Staff to carry out a rapid firefighting mission on Friday morning, before moving quickly toward the firing point, targeting designated targets in the East Korean Sea with two tactically guided missiles.

The following is the statement:
The combat status of this unit showed maneuverability and high rate of blows in training. The issue of launching a suitable rail missile operation system across the country and finding ways to complement our light combat methods with rail missiles was discussed.

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