Today: Thursday, 25 April 2024 year

North Korea fired three missiles into the Sea of ​​Japan.

North Korea fired three missiles into the Sea of ​​Japan.

North Korea launched three short-range ballistic missiles towards the Sea of ​​Japan from Chunghwa County, Hwanghae Province, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

According to the Ministry of Defense of Japan, the shells flew 350 kilometers with a maximum height of 100 kilometers. All of them fell within Japan’s exclusive economic zone. There were no reports of damage to aircraft or ships following the missile tests.

On Friday, Seoul announced a successful test of a solid-propellant booster.

On December 18, North Korea tested systems for a military reconnaissance satellite on two medium-range ballistic missiles, on December 23, Pyongyang again launched two ballistic missiles, presumably with a solid fuel engine, and on December 26, five North Korean drones penetrated the territory of its southern neighbor.

In addition to today’s launch, the DPRK has tested ballistic missiles 38 times this year, launching approximately 70 missiles in total. Pyongyang also tested cruise missiles three times, carried out artillery firing, air force exercises, testing systems for a space satellite, and rocket engines.