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North Korea tests locally developed hypersonic missile

STR, KCNA via KNS/AFP

Posted at Sep 29 2021 08:34 PM

North Korea tests hypersonic missile

This picture taken on Tuesday and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Wednesday shows what North Korea says is its Academy of Defense Science test-firing a newly developed hypersonic missile in Toyang-ri, Ryongrim County of Jagang Province, North Korea. 

Tuesday's launch was of "great strategic significance", the official Korean Central News Agency said, as the North seeks to increase its defense capabilities a "thousand-fold".