The test, reported by state media Monday, comes amid a prolonged deadlock in nuclear talks with Washington.
The test comes just a week after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un received some uncommonly positive press in the U.S. media.
On Saturday and Sunday, the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea (DPRK)’s state media announced that the regime had successfully carried out a cruise missile test.
"The development of the long-range cruise missile, a strategic weapon of great significance
The new head of the U.N. nuclear test ban treaty organization says his goal is to have the treaty enter into force, which would require ratification by eight countries -- the United States, China, Iran, Israel, Egypt, India, Pakistan and North Korea