15 January 2021
Shipload of military hardware, including a new version of North Korea’s submarine-launched ballistic missile, touted as the world’s most potent, were displayed in a grandiose military parade in Pyongyang.
An array of troops and some of the eremitic country’s most advanced military hardware were exhibited on Thursday to mark the conclusion of North Korea’s Workers’ Party congress –
Among the exhibited missiles were what experts estimated were upgraded versions of short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) and submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs).
The North Korea’s KCNA news agency described it as “the world’s most powerful,” demonstrating “the might of the revolutionary armed forces.” in gloryfing the perceived virtues of its state-of-the-art weapon.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the parade from a position surrounded by top military officials. He was also eleveted to the position of general secretary of the party at the congress.