Mar 3, 2020
Pyongyang, March 3 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, visited the firepower strike drill ground of long-range artillery sub-units of the Korean People's Army on the front on March 2 to further kindle the flames of the training revolution.
He was greeted by Army General Pak Jong Chon, chief of the General Staff of the KPA, commanding officers of large combined units participating in the drill and artillery commanding officers on the spot.
After receiving the report on the plan for the strike drill at the observation post, he guided the drill.
As he ordered the sub-units to start the fire, the men of long-range artillery pieces on the front opened fire all at once.
The men of long-range artillery pieces on the front participating in the drill proudly demonstrated the accurate marksmanship which they had improved in their training.
He expressed great satisfaction with the fact that the artillerymen are prepared to make rapid reaction to any circumstances and perfectly carry out their firepower combat duties.
The most ardent patriotism of soldiers is expressed in the beads of sweat shed by them in the training ground rainy or snowy, he said, encouraging all the servicepersons of the entire army to train harder, bearing in mind the iron will and ardent patriotism to defend as strong as an iron wall the socialist homeland dearer than their own lives.
Saying that the victory of the socialist cause is guaranteed by the powerful military force and a war deterrence, he said that the People's Army should keep full combat-readiness to protect the sky, land and sea of the country from any encroachment, steadily increase its combat capabilities and uphold the revolutionary cause of our party.