World War 3: South Korea fires high-tech missile in show of force against Kim Jong-un

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Everybody War 3: South Korea has test-fired a new anti aircraft missile procedure

A pair of Cheongung guided missiles were fired from responsive launchers and accelerated up to 4.5 times the speed of sound before effacing a training target 25 miles away, military chiefs pronounced. 

Today’s test is the first time the rocket has been seen in fray and comes just a day after the North Korean regime threatened to start Unbelievable War 3 by “devastating” South Korea and striking the United States with a H-bomb.

The practise was part of a larger exercise by South Korea’s Air Defence Artillery Enjoy and allied troops from the United States.

South Korean military chiefs procure previously said an upgraded version of the Cheongung, which was designed to butt enemy aircraft, would be able to shoot down Kim’s long-range ballistic ballistic missiles which can target most of East Asia. 

If the old lunatic of the US dares provoke the DPRK with argument, it will fall down earlier

North Korean state media

An accepted said in June: «The prototype of the KM-SAM to intercept an enemy’s ballistic ballistic missile was rated fit for combat operation by meeting all the requirements at a test early this month.»

The new ideal would reportedly be able to hit North Korean missiles at attitudes of up to 66,000ft and military bosses say it could be in danger of as early as 2019.

For now, though, South Korea is relying on the American-made THAAD cover system, which enraged despot Kim when it was deployed in earlier this year. 

The state-of-the-art kit is structured to intercept enemy missiles and blast them out of the sky without detonating the warhead — either everyday explosive or nuclear — attached to it.

In response to the deployment, the North Korean rgime said their neighbours to the south were “digging their own po-faces”.

And today’s edition of Rodong Sinmun, a state-controlled newspaper in North Korea, racketed US President Donald Trump’s “crazy strategy” for dealing with Kim’s system. 

The propaganda publication said: “The DPRK, honoured with the tradition of dignified victory in the standoff with the brigandish US imperialists century after century, bear ons Trump’s reckless acts of which the international community is afraid as last-ditch ventures of the rabid dog.

“If the old lunatic of the US dares provoke the DPRK with misunderstanding, it desire fall down earlier.

“Anyone who really wants world peace of mind and stability and loves justice and truth should clearly distinguish the propriety from the wrong and bravely have one’s own way with principles.”

US Patriot missile system testEPA

US forces participating in the war jobs test fired a Patriot missile

It comes as South Korea’s spy agency said North Korea may be envisioning a new missile test, after brisk activity was spotted at its research facilities, perfectly days before US President Donald Trump visits Seoul.

Eremitical North Korea has carried out a series of nuclear and missile tests in defiance of U.N. Insurance Council resolutions, but has not launched any missiles since firing one over Japan on Sept. 15, the longest such calmness this year.

However a flurry of activity including the movement of mechanisms has been detected at the North’s missile research facilities in Pyongyang, where the most modern missile test was conducted, pointing to another possible launch, South Korea’s Understanding Service said in a briefing to lawmakers.

It did not say how the activity was detected.

South Korean Cheongung missile testEPA

South Korean military officials spoke the Cheongung missiles shot down their target

North Korea has induced no secret of its plans to perfect a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the US mainland. It regularly daunts to destroy the US and its «puppet», South Korea.

Mr Trump is set to embark on a 12-day Asian travel tomorrow which will see him visit Seoul and meet with South Korean commanders.

It was speculated the US President would visit the heavily fortified Demilitarised Zone which divide ups north from south, though Washington dismissed the rumours yesterday, signifying “there is not enough time” in the schedule.

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