#Hot Issues of the Week l 2019-12-01
North Korea’s state-run media said on Friday that the country successfully tested a "super-large" multiple rocket launcher's continuous firing system under leader Kim Jong-
The Rodong Sinmun paper said the North conducted the test for the final review of the launcher's combat capability.
It added that the weapons system's superiority and reliability have been confirmed.
The paper also noted that Kim supervised the test and expressed "great satisfaction" with the results.
On Thursday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff
The JCS added that the projectiles flew 380 kilometers and reached a maximum altitude of 97 kilometers.
The test was the 13th major weapons test that Pyongyang has conducted this year and the fourth of what it calls the super-large rocket launcher system, which has a presumed diameter of 600 millimeters.
The North previously tested the weapon on August 24th, September tenth and October 31st.