Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and Supreme Commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, inspected another firepower strike drill of long-range artillery sub-units of the Korean People’s Army on the front on March 9.
He was greeted by Army General Pak Jong Chon, chief of the General Staff of the KPA, and commanding officers of the front artillery units.
The firepower strike drill was conducted with the aim of inspecting the surprise military counterattack capability of the long-range artillery units on the front.
Kim Jong Un set forth battle circumstances to the Chief of the General Staff and watched the drill at the observation post.
When they were ordered to start the fire, the brave artillerymen on the front, who have further whetted the bayonet for the revolution with high spirit to annihilate the enemy amid the flames of the training revolution personally kindled by the Supreme Leader and the wind of hard training for strengthening combat capability, opened fire all at once.
They hit the targets with excellent marksmanship in the presence of the Supreme Leader, fully demonstrating their fighting ability as a-match-for-a-hundred artillerymen.
Expressing great satisfaction with the result of the training, the Supreme Leader spoke highly of the perfect combat readiness of the long-range artillery sub-units on the front.
Saying that the People’s Army should keep strengthening the artillery training, he set forth important tasks to improve the quality of artillery training and conduct drills under the simulated conditions of an actual war.
The might of artillery units is just the one of our army, he noted, calling for setting it as the most important task of the line of building the Juche-oriented revolutionary armed forces to strengthen the artillery force of the People’s Army into the world’s strongest arms of service any country will be afraid of and making vigorous efforts to this end.