North Korea’s official media, the Central News Agency, reported on July 23 that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited the newly built submarine, which will perform its mission in the East China Sea combat waters.
The Korean Central News Agency reported on the 23rd that Kim Jong-un visited the newly built submarine in North Korea, but the report did not mention the details of the submarine and the time and place of Kim Jong-un’s inspection.
The report quoted Kim Jong-un as being very satisfied with the new submarine. The east and west sides of the sea are facing the sea. The combat capability of the submarine is an important part of the national defense capability. In the future, it is necessary to vigorously develop naval equipment and continuously improve the national defense force. At the same time, Kim Jong-un gave instructions on the tasks and strategic issues in submarine combat, defense science and submarine industry.
Reuters reported on the 23rd that the analysis believes that according to the size of the newly built submarine in North Korea, its design will eventually carry missiles. The Yonhap News Agency reported on the same day that Kim Jong-un was present at the local people’s congress election on the 21st in the South Hamgyong Province. It is speculated that Kim Jong-un’s inspection of the location of the submarine may be a Xinpu shipyard with submarine construction capabilities in the area.