July 11, 2020

What a series of North Korean missile tests means for South Korea’s defense
The new weapons pose a major threat — and undermine efforts towards peace on the peninsula

The “tactical guided weapons” fired by the North Koreans on May 4 and 9 are now at the center of attention here in South Korea. 

At first glance, the tactical guided weapon is a more mobile and capable weapon system than the DPRK's previous SCUD series, using a transporter erector launcher (TEL) and solid fuel.