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300-mm KN-09

Country of Origin: North Korea


The KN-09 is a North Korean 300-mm multiple launch rocket system (MLRS). The system may be based on the Russian BM-30 Smerch, Chinese A-100 or North Korea's earlier 240-mm MLRS.

The rocket is propelled by a standard composite-type solid fuel with a range of 140 mi (220 km) and a top speed of around Mach 5.2. Each rocket has four small canard fins at the front near the warhead for steering. It uses satellite guidance to achieve an accuracy of 33 yd to 49 yd (30 m to 45 m). The...

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