A South Korean guided rocket system was approved by the Pentagon

SEOUL, (BM) – The South Korean multiple rocket launcher system Poniard successfully passed the Pentagon’s comparative tests, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing a statement by the South Korean Defense Procurement Administration.

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The report said that the tests took place in October 2019 in Korea, where representatives of the US Department of Defense were present.

During it, the mobile weapon system hit all 10 of the designated targets, fulfilling all the requirements of the United States.

As a result, Poniard became the first such weapon system created in South Korea and tested by the US Department of Defense.

This fact opens the way for Koreans to enter the US arms procurement market.

The rocket launcher was developed by LIG Nex1. It is intended for the simultaneous destruction of several rapidly moving naval targets, firing on the principle of “shot”“forgot.”

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One installation includes 36 missiles having a flight range of 8 km and placed in two launch containers. A missile system is installed on a 6 × 6 Kia KM250 truck.

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