North Korea Claims it Tested “Super Large Warhead” for Cruise Missile

North Korea has tested a “super-large warhead” for a “strategic cruise missile,” as well as a new Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) system, as reported by state-run media on Saturday, April 20th.

The Korean Central News Agency said the missiles were tested over the Yellow Sea on Friday, April 19th.

North Korea’s Missile Admiration claimed the super large warhead is designated for the “Hwasal-1 Ra-3,” a strategic cruise missile. The SAM system tested is referred to as the “Pyoljji-1-2.”

Specifications or details for either missile systems are currently not known.

South Korean military officials claimed they detected both missiles flying toward the Yellow Sea around 3:30 p.m. local time and are currently attempting to analyze the specifications of both missiles.