Kim Jong Un Offers a Rare Sneak Peek at North Korea’s Weapons Program


SEOUL—North Korea has long stored its adversaries on their toes with taunting rhetoric and shock weapons tests.

As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to just take business office, chief Kim Jong Un available a sneak peek of Pyongyang’s pipeline of armed service hardware with uncommon element in the course of a exceptional Workers’ Occasion Congress assembly that ended this week.

The North is establishing armed service drones, a nuclear-run submarine and surveillance satellites, Mr. Kim said. Missiles will get lesser and lighter. Some others will fly farther.

A hypersonic warhead, which typically can vacation a mile for every second, is completely ready for screening and generation, he said. The guidance technologies for a multi-warhead rocket, presumed to be for an intercontinental ballistic missile, is at its final phase.

At a Thursday night time armed service parade celebrating the Workers’ Occasion assembly, the North set a host of armed service hardware on exhibit, which include a submarine-introduced ballistic missile that point out media touted as the “world’s most potent weapon.”