OREANDA-NEWSThe DPRK has tested a multi-purpose super-large-caliber rocket launcher. This was reported on Friday by the central newspaper of the people's republic. According to the publication, the DPRK leader Kim Jong-un, who "expressed great satisfaction" with the test results, personally observed the missile launches. "As a result of fire tests of the rocket system, its superiority and reliability were confirmed", said Rodong Sinmun.

According to the newspaper, rocket launches were carried out at the test site of the DPRK Academy of National Defense. The publication does not provide details about the type and technical characteristics of the rocket launcher, which was used to launch. At the same time, the publication notes that "under the guidance of a respected senior leader, scientists of the DPRK defense industry have developed a powerful weapon system unprecedented in the world".

Earlier, the South Korean Committee of Chiefs of Staff reported that the DPRK launched two missiles of an unknown type on Thursday evening.