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, watched a firing drill of anti-aircraft rockets of KPA anti-aircraft units in the western sector of the front.
The drill was aimed at inspecting the technological readiness of the modernized anti-aircraft rockets and capability of the anti-aircraft units in the western sector of the front to fight an actual war and seeking ways of studying and developing varieties of new type anti-aircraft rockets to bring about a turn in the combat readiness in the anti-aircraft field.
Involved in the drill were four anti-aircraft units deployed in the western sector of the front.
After hearing a detailed report on the situation of the anti-aircraft units and firing order and method at the observation post of the firing range, he watched the firing drill.
He instructed the commanding officers of the Air and Anti-Air Force and officials in the field of the national defence science to effectively and meticulously organize the work for rounding off the combat readiness of the said rockets and steadily facilitate the projects for updating the rockets and ensuring their precision as required by the new century.
He underlined the need for the field of national defence science to more dynamically develop varieties of new type anti-aircraft rockets suited to the demand of a modern war so as to firmly defend the blue sky of the homeland from any air strike of enemies.
He set forth important tasks to be fulfilled to bring the national air defence to a new strategic level.
He was accompanied by Hwang Pyong So, Ri Yong Gil, O Kum Chol, Yun Tong Hyon, Ri Pyong Chol and officials in the field of national defence science.