The DPRK has officially unveiled the special operations Forces
The DPRK has officially demonstrated a separate kind of troops — special operations Forces. This drew the attention of the South Korean military analysts, reports “Yonhap”.
As noted, for the first time the commandos as representatives of individual units of the army were on parade in Pyongyang on the occasion of the 105th anniversary since the birth of the founder of the Republic, Kim Il-sung on April 15. During the broadcast on television of the DPRK special forces was mentioned, along with such branches of the military, like Navy, air force, and Strategic rocket forces.
Officers SSO marched in black with sunglasses on their faces were black with camouflage cream. Armed forces a new type of rifle mounted with a grenade launcher it on their helmets — night vision goggles.
“Once Supreme commander Kim Jong UN gives the order, they with determination, like the Aurora Borealis over mount Paektu, a sword will pierce the heart of the enemy”, — said the speaker. The leader of the country also attended the ceremony, surrounded by high-ranking officials and military commanders.
The celebrations were held amid increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula. On the same day, Korea unsuccessfully attempted to launch a rocket. The United States concentrated in the region of the strike group led by the aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”. It was reported that the Americans are willing to launch a preemptive strike on North Korean military targets if Pyongyang decides for another nuclear test. His pre-emptive strike threatened and the DPRK.