Monday, April 22, 2024

ADEX 2017: Hanwha debuts KTSSM missile, known as artillery killer

South Korea’s Hanwha Systems displayed its new tactical surface-to-surface missile, called KTSSM and known as artillery killer.

The Korea Tactical Surface-to-Surface Missile (KTSSM) is a new type of ballistic guided weapon system. The missile has a range of over 120 kilometres. The tactical ground-guided weapon, which was first publicly released this time, has four missiles in one fixed launch pad.

Four missiles are launched in succession. It is regarded as a powerful weapon system capable of neutralizing the enemy ‘s gunfire in the shortest time in the emergency.

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The KTSSM can penetrate underground targets with its powerful warhead. The new missiles can provide South Korea’s military with the capacity to destroy hardened artillery sites equipped with hundreds of long-range guns.

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