In just half a month of 2022, North Korea has conducted four missile tests, making the security situation in Northeast Asia even more tense. According to a report compiled by the Yonhap News Agency, North Korea first launched one hypersonic missile on January 5 and one on January 11. On January 14, North Korea fired two Iskander missiles (KN-23) on a train. On January 17, North Korea fired two more KN-24s, known as the Army Tactical Missiles (ATACMS). "Yonhap News Agency" pointed out that the KN-23, KN-24 and KN-25 are considered to be three short-range ballistic missiles that North Korea has recently developed against South Korea. North Korea launched two KN-23s 11 minutes apart on the train on the 14th, with a flight distance of about 430 kilometers and an altitude of about 3,600 meters, hitting the target in the eastern sea. The KN-24 also hit the same target in the vicinity of Pyongyang's Sunan Airport the day before. That is to say, North Korea fired at the same target with different missiles at different locations and with different launching methods for the first time in three days, confirming that North Korea has once again launched a declaration of force.
The report also believes that considering that the KN-23, KN-24, and KN-25 have all been in service and are still producing and expanding their arsenal, North Korea may continue to equip and test short-range ballistic missiles to improve burst firing capabilities and hit accuracy, and to expand outward Demonstrate its military might, counter U.S. sanctions, and strengthen internal unity internally. After the continuous test-fire of KN-23 and KN-24, North Korea may test-fire the "KN-25" of the "super large multiple rocket launcher" soon. The last time North Korea launched a KN-25 dates back to March 2020. In fact, North Korea's missile test action has always been concerned by the outside world, especially Shadow Making the United States, Japan, South Korea and other countries. But it is rare to conduct four missile tests in half a month.
After sorting out "Foggu Jingce", it was found that in addition to North Korea's active testing of missiles in January this year (2022), it also tested a hypersonic named "Hwasong-8" in September last year (2021). Gliding missile (hypersonic gliding missile). U.S. think tank warns of North Korean threats: U.S., Japan and South Korea discuss North Korea together The North Korean threat is also seen in the eyes of American scholars. The New York-based think tank "Council of Foreign Relations" (CFR) released the "Preventive Priorities Survey" report on January 10 this year. The "Priority Survey" report lists 30 potential crises or conflict factors around the world, and assesses the probability of occ