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Kim Jong Un Guides Maneuvers of Newly Built Warship
Pyongyang, August 24 (KCNA) -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, guided maneuvers of a newly built warship.

Looking around the warship, he learned in detail about its displacement, speed, combat equipment performance, etc.

He highly praised the KPA and relevant field for successfully building the vessel by their own efforts on the basis of latest military science and technology.

He said that the vessel is one of the warships in the 21st century as it is able to automatically control all the combat activities including navigation and firing and simultaneously strike different targets.

Then he guided maneuvers of the warship.

He was greatly satisfied to see the high maneuverability and striking capability of the warship.

Underscoring the need to make many multi-functional, well-equipped warships and steadily improve the combat capability of the navy, he set forth important tasks to further strengthen the navy as required by the modern war in the 21st century.

He was accompanied by Yun Tong Hyon, Pak Jong Chon, Kim Myong Sik, Ri Pyong Chol, Hwang Pyong So, Hong Yong Chil and Kim Pyong Ho.

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