Cheongung medium-range surface-to-air missile system Weapon Systems // Missiles/Rockets/Bombs // Anti-Air

Country of Origin: South Korea

The Cheongung medium-range surface-to-air missile (M-SAM) system has been designed to replace aging MIM-23 Hawk batteries in South Korea. The South Korean Agency for Defense Development (ADD) developed the system with Russian technical assistance. The air defense system is based on Russia's SA-21 Growler (S-400), particularly the 9M96 missile. South Korea may also seek to export the weapon system. The South Korean industry team for the project was led by Samsung Thales and included...


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