First images firing tests of North Korea KN-06 air defense missile systems 10304161

Defence & Security News - North Korea
 
First images firing tests of North Korea KN-06 surface-to-air defense missile systems.
Saturday, April 2, 2016 North Korea has conducted the test launch of its KN-06 air defense missile system. North Korea unveiled the missile at a military parade celebrating the 65th anniversary of the founding of its Workers Party on October 10 in 2012.
     
Saturday, April 2, 2016 North Korea has conducted the test launch of its KN-06 air defense missile system. North Korea unveiled the missile at a military parade celebrating the 65th anniversary of the founding of its Workers Party on October 10 in 2012.North Korea KN-06 surface-to-air defense missile system firing test image.
     

First images of North Korea KN-06 surface-to-air defense missile system tests-fired were published on Internet. First seen in the 2012 parade, the KN-06 mobile surface-to-air missile system (known in the DPRK as the Pongae-5 SAM) it seemed to be a mock-up.

The North's official Korean Central News Agency reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspected a test-fire of the new weapon system, and the ground-to-air interceptor missile accurately hit and destroyed a target object in the air.

The KN-06 could be able to hit a target up to 150 kilometers away. The system is equipped with a phased array radar. Each launcher truck can hold two to three missiles.

The first tests firing of the KN-06 missile was performed in April 2015.
     
Saturday, April 2, 2016 North Korea has conducted the test launch of its KN-06 air defense missile system. North Korea unveiled the missile at a military parade celebrating the 65th anniversary of the founding of its Workers Party on October 10 in 2012.North Korea KN-06 surface-to-air defense missile system at military parade.
 

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