North Korea’s ‘new guided weapon’ designed for ground combat, not a ballistic missile, says South’s military

The “new tactical guided weapon” that North Korea said it test-fired this week is believed to be a guided weapon for ground combat, not a ballistic missile that would have constituted a breach of sanctions, a South Korean official said on Friday. On Thursday, the North’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the test-firing of a new “tactical guided weapon”, touting its development as an “event of very weighty significance” in strengthening its military…