South Korea tests precision missile aimed at countering North Korean artillery | NK News
June 13, 2024
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South Korea tests precision missile aimed at countering North Korean artillery

ROK military says launch paves way for mass production of tactical missile, even as development continues on upgrade

South Korea has conducted a live-fire test of a homegrown tactical guided missile designed to counter artillery threats from enemies such as North Korea, according to the ROK military, paving the way for the weapon to enter full-scale mass production later this year.

The Defense Agency for Technology and Quality (DTAQ) successfully conducted the quality certification test of the Korean Tactical Surface-to-Surface Missile (KTSSM) on Thursday morning KST at a facility operated by the state-owned Agency for Defense Development, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration stated in a press release.

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