North Korea Says It Tested New ‘Multiple-Launch Guided Rocket System' Again on 2 August

North Korea has announced that the weapon it test-fired on 2 August was the same “large-calibre multiple-launch guided rocket system” it had tested two days earlier.<br />Pyongyang’s state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on 3 August that the latest test-firing, which was witnessed by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was aimed at...

North Korea has announced that the weapon it test-fired on 2 August was the same “large-calibre multiple-launch guided rocket system” it had tested two days earlier.

Pyongyang’s state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on 3 August that the latest test-firing, which was witnessed by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was aimed at “examining the altitude control flight performance, track control capability and rate of hits of the large-calibre multiple-launch guided ordnance rocket”, as well as confirming the “accuracy of hitting a target, and warhead explosion power” of the weapon.

Referring to the 31 July test-firing, KCNA reported on 1 August that the new weapon would play “a main role in ground military operations in a short span of time”, adding that the firing had “verified the combat effectiveness of the overall system”.

Source: www.janes.com