According to a report by the Korean Central News Agency on the 8th. North Korea held a launching ceremony for a new submarine. On the 6th to celebrate the launching of its first tactical nuclear attack submarine. The submarine was named “Kim Jun Yu Hero”. Kim Jong-un, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea. And Chairman of the State Council, attended the ceremony.
According to the report, according to the order of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea. The tactical nuclear attack submarine “Kim Jun Yu Hero” was handed over. To the relevant underwater ship fleet of the East Sea Fleet of the Korean People’s Army Navy. The Korean Central News Agency stated that the birth of the first underwater nuclear attack ship will mark the beginning of a new chapter in the strengthening of North Korea’s naval armed forces. North Korea will further expand and strengthen its national nuclear deterrence in both quality and quantity.
Kim Jong-un delivered a speech when attending the launching ceremony. He saying that the “Kim Junyu Hero” will serve as one of the core underwater attack means of the North Korean naval armed forces and fulfil its combat mission. He pointed out that North Korea will further develop its warship industry and continue to promote naval nuclear weapons. Armed strategic and tactical conception
According to Reuters, South Korea’s Unification Ministry condemned North Korea’s announcement on the 8th that it would launch its first nuclear submarine. Yonhap News Agency reported on the 8th that South Korean military personnel said that South Korea and the United States are working closely to monitor North Korea-related trends.
In response to the United States’ escalation of providing “extended deterrence” to South Korea and wooing South Korea, Japan, and other countries into so-called security cooperation. North Korea has recently repeatedly accused the United States. And its followers of having taken reckless military actions. That have led to fundamental changes in the military and security situation on the Korean Peninsula.
On September 2, North Korea conducted simulated tactical nuclear attack launch training in the early morning. And launched two long-range strategic cruise missiles. On the evening of August 30, the DPRK conducted simulated tactical nuclear strike training. The Korean Central News Agency pointed out that the purpose of the training is to issue a warning to the US-ROK joint military exercise. And the North Korean nuclear armed forces will do everything possible to strengthen their combat response. When Kim Jong-un inspected the Korean People’s Army Navy Command at the end of August. He pointed out that the modernization level and combat capability of the navy should be greatly improved in the shortest possible time.