300mm KN-09

Operator: North Korea
Status: In Service
Number: ~100
Cost: Unknown
Acquired: 2013
General Specs
Country of origin: North Korea – with Chinese assistance
Manufacturer: North Korea
Introduced: 2013
Category Long-range multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) – potentially guided
Rocket Weight: Unknown
Rocket Length: Unknown
Barrel/Tube Length: Unknown
Platform: Chinese-made HOWO ZZ2257M5857A 6×6 truck
Caliber: 300mm
Propulsion: Solid fuel
Guidance: Potential GPS-based guidance
Rate of Fire: Unknown
Number of Launch Tubes: 8
Range: 62.1 –  118.1 miles (100  -190 km)
Traverse: At least 90 degrees
Sights: N/A
Accuracy: Unknown – potentially 164 – 820 ft (50 – 250 m)
Crew: 3
Ammunition: May be based on Chinese SY300 guided rocket – 440.9 lbs (200 kg) warhead with either high explosives (HE), frag, submunitions, incendiary, smoke, or chemical payloads
Notes: Likely could also use unguided rockets.


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