N Korea Unveils New Short-Range Ballistic Missile

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Pyongyang: North Korea has revealed a new short-range ballistic missile that is similar to the Russian 9K720 Iskander.

On 8 February, North Korea’s military unveiled its previously unseen mobile short-range ballistic missile system when six launchers vehicles participated in the parade in Pyongyang.

The new mobile short-range ballistic missile system looks similar to the Russian Iskander ballistic missile system but is smaller in size. As well as the Iscander, the new North Korea’s ballistic missile system equipped with two solid-propellant single-stage guided missiles.

Each missile in the launch carrier vehicle can be independently targeted. The missile system based on the new 8×8 high-mobility vehicle.

At this time we have no precise information about the new missile, but some source reported that its estimated range is beyond 400 km.

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