North Korea once again tested a nuclear-powered unmanned submarine Radioactive tsunamias announced on Friday by the Asian country.
Such a submarine was tested in March and April 2023, and was called a “submarine” at that time. Hail-1 (Tsunami-1 In Korean).
The North Korean regime then said that this drone was intended to carry out stealth attacks in enemy waters and Destroy naval strike groups and major operational ports By creating a large radiation wave generated by an underwater explosion.
Why is Korea testing an underwater drone?
North Korea's dictatorship justifies Friday's tests. He confirms that they are one Response to naval exercises Which was implemented this week before United States, South Korea and JapanIn the waters off the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula.
This is what the North Korean Ministry of Defense defended in a statement published by the official news agency KCNA:
“Our nuclear submarine-based counter posture is further enhanced and various naval and submarine response actions will continue to deter aggressive military maneuvers by the militaries of the United States and its allies.”
The fleets of the three countries are conducting their regular maneuvers, which will last for three days until Wednesday, in addition to their maneuvers US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson.
An endless escalation of tension
In this statement, Pyongyang also warned Washington and its allies against this 'Disastrous consequences' He warned against their attacks and warned that they “will not tolerate reckless military confrontation with enemies.”
The underwater test comes days after North Korea began a missile test launch on Sunday A new solid-fuel hypersonic missile Medium range in the Sea of Japan.
Washington, Seoul and Tokyo criticized the move Serious violation Of the United Nations Security Council resolutions.
At the beginning of the month, the North Korean regime also made another show of military force: it conducted sea-strike artillery maneuvers near South Korea's maritime domain. Another step in the never-ending escalation of tension between the two countries.
Also in December, North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan.
This Tuesday, nuclear envoys from United States, Japan and South Korea They met in Seoul to condemn Pyongyang's arms trade with Russia, while North Korea's foreign minister was visiting Moscow and meeting with President Vladimir Putin.
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