The publication writes that North Korea is demonstrating its various nuclear weapons delivery capabilities to show strength to the United States and Seoul. During the test on April 4-7, the drone covered 1000 km underwater in 71 hours and 6 minutes.
North Korea has conducted another test of an underwater drone capable of carrying nuclear weapons. This was reported by Reuters.
According to journalists, the DPRK tested a UAV called Hail-2. Earlier, more than a week ago, it tested the Hail-1 underwater drone. The name of the drone translates to "tsunami". They are designed to covertly penetrate and attack maritime targets.
The publication reports that North Korea is demonstrating its various nuclear weapons delivery capabilities to show strength to the United States and Seoul. However, they are skeptical about the current capabilities of UAVs for real-world use on the battlefield.
North Korea's official media reported that during the tests on April 4-7, the drone traveled 1,000 km underwater in 71 hours and 6 minutes and successfully hit a simulated target.
"The tests have perfectly confirmed the reliability of the underwater strategic weapon system and its deadly attack capability," the DPRK's Korean Central News Agency said in a statement.
According to journalists, North Korea has stepped up its military actions in recent weeks, protesting against joint military exercises by the United States and South Korea.
Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 08/04/2023