August 17, 2022
North Korea fired two suspected cruise missiles from Onchon County, South Pyongan Province, toward the western sea as South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol marked his 100th day in office.
The South Korean military reportedly assessed that the test aims to develop a long-range cruise missile system. This missile test firing is one of around 10 discrete cruise missile test firings that have been conducted since 2020. (source: Korea Herald)
|North Korea launches cruise missiles on the 100th day of |
President Yoon's inauguration
(source : Donga-ilbo)
September 25, 2022
North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into the East Sea from an area around Taechon, North Pyongan Province, at 6:53 a.m(KST). The missile flew about 372 miles (600km) at an apogee of 60km and a top speed of Mach 5. (source: Yonhap News)
North Korea's Ballistic missile launch
(source: Korea Joongang Daily, Sept. 26, 2022)
September 28, 2022
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea. The missiles were launched from the Sunan area in Pyongyang between 6:10 p.m and 6:20 p.m(KST) and flew about 223 miles (360km) at apogees of around 30km and top speeds of Mach 6.
South Korea and the U.S. believe the North launched a variant of the KN-23, also known as the North Korean version of the Russian Iskander-M, from a transporter erector launcher. (source: Yonhap News, Korea Times)
|North Korea's Ballistic missile launch on September 28|
(source: Yonhap News)
September 29, 2022
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) into the East sea. The Joint Chiefs of Staff(JCS) said it detected the launches from the Sunchon area in South Pyongan province between 8:48 p.m and 8:57 p.m(KST).
Hours earlier, U.S. Vice President Kamal Harris wrapped up a day-long visit to South Korea, during which she met with President Yoon and toured DMZ bisecting the two Koreas. (source: Yonhap News)