North Korea’s new multiple rocket launcher: insights from the imagery
These new systems are likely to complicate wartime planning for the U.S.-South Korea alliance
Since this author’s previous analysis for NK Pro on North Korea’s introduction of what appears to be its longest-range rocket artillery to date, Pyongyang released multiple images of its July 30 test. Furthermore, on Saturday, the Korean Central News Agency followed up with images of a second test event on Friday of what appears to be the same system.
The official KCNA readout describes this new system as a “large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system.” More simply, we might describe it as a multiple launch rocket system, or MLRS.
These systems are often classified
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