Video has emerged of Kim Jong-un in apparent hysterics as North Korea launches a missile from a submarine.
The missile failed in its initial flight stage, but that didn’t stop the dictator from having a good chuckle about it.
Behind him, a group of senior officials join in with the giggling.
A KN-11 submarine was tracked by the US Strategic Command operating near the east coast port of Sinpo on Saturday.
The mission should have ended in a controlled explosion, but the missile rose for a few miles then fell back into the sea.
Kim clearly sees the funny side of the military cock-up as he watches the disappointing spectacle on a screen.
He turns to his cronies chuckling, and like true Bond henchmen, they laugh along with him – as well they must, they are contractually bound to it.
The same location has been used for numerous weapons testing – but this time the missile is believed to have ended up in the sea somewhere near Japan.
The South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed a successful ejection from the submarine, but the result was clearly not what they were hoping for.