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Hyunmoo III cruise missile

Country of Origin: South Korea


The Hyunmoo III is a class of cruise missile developed indigenously for the South Korean armed forces.

It is not to be confused with the South Korean Hyunmoo ballistic missiles, which are based on the U.S. MIM-14 Nike Hercules surface-to-air missile. Hyunmoo is Korean for "guardian of the northern skies."

The original Hyunmoo III cruise missile is designed to be ground-launched. Air- and ship-launched versions are covered in "Variants," below.

The missile is said to be similar to...

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