The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) introduced the launch, the third in a bit over every week, with out elaborating additional, stories Yonhap News Agency.
Earlier within the day, Pyongyang issued the warning after Washington slapped the sanctions on six North Koreans concerned within the regime’s weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programmes on Wednesday.
“If the US adopts such a confrontational stance, the DPRK will be forced to take stronger and certain reaction to it,” a spokesperson of the North’s Foreign Ministry mentioned in a press release carried by the Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency.
DPRK stands for the North’s official identify, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
The North fired what it claims to be hypersonic missiles on January 5 and Tuesday, in an obvious quest for brand new superior weapons amid a impasse in nuclear talks with the US.