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Thursday, May 28, 2015

North Korea deploys new generation of fast warships

Very Slender VesselNorth Korea has deployed a new generation of high-speed, radar-evading warship designed to infiltrate special forces into South Korean territory.

The Very Slender Vessel sits low in the water and is designed to pierce waves instead of riding over them.

Capable of travelling at nearly 60 mph, the craft are armed with heavy machine guns and torpedoes, with the JoongAng Ilbo quoting South Korean military officials as saying the ships pose a "new threat" to its security.

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