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North Korea says it has test-fired a new tactical guided weapon

North Korea has test-fired a "new tactical guided weapon," the state-run news agency KCNA announced Wednesday.

The test was directed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who declared that "the development and completion of this weapons system will be a great historic event in strengthening the combat capability of the People's Army," KCNA said. The news agency did not elaborate on the type of weapon that was tested or its possible range. North Korea held its last tactical weapons test in November.

Defense Department officials told CNN that the U.S. Northern Command and Strategic Command did not detect any missile launch. The test comes two months after nuclear talks stalled between Kim and President Trump.