[속보] Joint Chiefs of Staff “North Korea launches unidentified ballistic missiles in east direction”
The Joint Chiefs of Staff announced that North Korea had launched a ballistic missile into the East Sea on the 4th. The Joint Chiefs of Staff announced at 7:28 am on the same day that “North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile in the direction of the east.” Military authorities are analyzing specifications such as range, height, and speed. This is the fifth ballistic missile launch in the last ten days, which means that the missile is launched once every two days. Previously, North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) in North Pyongan Province on the 25th of last month. One missile was fired from Taecheon area, two from Sunan area, Pyongyang on the 28th, two from Suncheon area in South Province Pyongan on the 29th, and two from the Pyongyang Sunan area on the 1st. North Korea has launched 21 ballistic missiles this year. In turn, cruise missiles were fired twice. This is the ninth standard since the Yun Seok-yeol government was established.