Defense Ministry confirms Iran successfully test-fires sea-launched cruise missileMilitary & Defense February 27, 12:06
Kazakhstan's leader says Moscow, Astana achieved perfect relations over 25 yearsWorld February 27, 11:55
Diplomat says military presence in Iraq unacceptable without authorities’ permissionRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 11:20
Ex-finance minister does not rule out income tax hike for boosting Russia’s budget revenueBusiness & Economy February 27, 11:13
Putin says Astana talks set up mechanism for monitoring Syrian ceasefireRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 10:54
Russian diplomat believes Kurds need to join intra-Syrian talks in GenevaRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 10:11
Russian combat engineers continue mine clearance operation in eastern AleppoMilitary & Defense February 27, 8:46
‘Moonlight’ takes Oscar for best picture instead of earlier announced ‘La La Land’Society & Culture February 27, 8:25
Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck, Emma Stone win Academy awards in best actor and actressSociety & Culture February 27, 8:08
TOKYO, November 22, 7:29 /ITAR-TASS/. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has almost doubled the range of its main anti-ship rocket KN-01 which is now capable of reaching a distance of 300 km. At present, rocket installations have been already deployed in Hwangha-Namdo province on the coast of the Yellow Sea, the Seoul-based newspaper Chosun Ilbo reports Friday.
"The North has been testing those modernized rockets since 2003 and has achieved a substantial success," the paper reports quoting government sources.
The previous version of the KN-01 had a range of 160 km. So, the DPRK has now enhanced its combat capabilities in the Yellow Sea area where combat clashed with South Korea occured repeatedly.
The Armed Forces of the Republic of Korea on Friday start their exercises in the same area, with land troopp, the Navy and the Air Force taking part.