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Lockheed Martin conducted the second consecutive test of its candidate hypersonic surface-to-surface missile solution for the US Army's Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) programme on 10 March 2020 at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The test follows the missile's inaugural flight in December 2019, shown here. (US Army Public Affairs)

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   Judging by the new statement, this system with missiles resembling ATACMS after a series of four successful test launches on August 10 and 16, 2019 was adopted by the Korean People’s Army. According to South Korean data, the longest range of missiles was approximately 410 kilometers, altitude - approximately 50 kilometers.

 

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Giatsint-S at exercises, with drone support. Again, they do not use the loader assist device, if it wasnt there at all... I cant comprehend why. Loading those big, heavy (46kg) shells is a pain to such height. Also something is wrong with the rammer, even if they do not use it, it should jump a bit to the side after the gun recoils to avoid the ejected charge casing striking it. 

 

 

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   North Korean big caliber (~600mm) MRLS on new tracked chassis instead of wheeled.

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   Pyongyang, March 30. / CTAC / - On March 29, the DPRK National Defense Academy conducted a test firing from an extra-large multiple rocket launch system, which will be transferred to the military units of the Korean People’s Army, in order to reaffirm its tactical and technical characteristics.
   Member of the Political Bureau of the CC TPK and Deputy Chairman of the Central Committee of the Party Lee Byung Chkhor, personnel of the defense industry department of the Central Committee of the TPK and leading personnel of the defense research field, including Zhang Chan Ha and Jeong Il Ho, supervised the testing of this system.
   Test shooting was successful.

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   Looks like tracked version now have 6 rockets vs 4 on wheeled chassis. Max range of those missiles was estimated as 350-400 km. Rockets are guided.

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