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President of State Affairs Kim Jong Un guides ground jet test of solid-fuel engine for new-type intermediate-range hypersonic missile
  A ground jet test of a solid-fuel engine for new-type intermediate-range hypersonic missile, which is of another strategic value, was successfully conducted in the era when eye-opening sci-tech achievements have been simultaneously made in the course of steady development in bolstering up the national defence capability.
  The Missile Administration of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and its affiliated engine institute conducted the ground jet test of multi-stage solid-fuel engine for intermediate-range hypersonic missile at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground on Tuesday morning and afternoon according to the schedule of development of new-type weapon system.
  Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and President of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, guided the test on the spot together with leading officials of the missile development sector.
  A timetable for completing the development of new-type intermediate-range hypersonic missile weapon system was set through the great success in the important test.
  The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un said that the military strategic value of this weapon system is appreciated as important as ICBM from the security environment of our state and the operational demand of the People's Army and enemies know better about it.
  Kim Jong Un expressed great satisfaction over the fact that the development projects have been successfully completed in the strategic weapon sector during the period of the five-year plan set forth at the Eighth Congress of the WPK.