Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2011
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Hyunmoo III-A
Origin: South Korea
Corporations: LIG Nex1
Parent System: Hyunmu-3
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): August 2010
Total Production: ?
Family Members: Hyunmu-3B and Hyunmu-3C
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Description: The Hyumu-3, also known as Hyunmoo III or Hyun-Mu which means 'a God defending the North' in Korean, is a family of land attack cruise missile developed by the Agency for Defense Development and LIG Nex1 to meet the requirements of the Republic of Korea Army (RoKA). The Hyumu-3 is at some extent based on the Hyunmu-1/2 tactical ballistic missile but using a low altitude cruise missile trajectory with a greater range. The RoKA has deployed the Huynmu-3 long-range land attack cruise missiles in three versions introduced in the 2010-2011 timeframe. The purpose of this long range missiles is to provide deterrence against North Korea and other countries surrounding the Republic of Korea.

The Hyunmu-3A, also known as Hyunmoo III-A, is a surface-to-surface land attack cruise missile developed by the Republic of Korea to hit targets in North Korea with a Circular Error Probable (CEP) of 2-to-5 meters. The cruise missile with a maximum range of 500 km carrying a warhead of 450 kg. The guidance system combines the inertial navigation system with some sort of terrain matching system. The Hyunmu-3A missile entered serial production in 2011 for the RoKA.

Hyunmu-3A Applications

Offensive Weapons Cheonryong

Hyunmu-3A Specifications

CEP: 5 meter
Max Range: 500 kilometer (270 nautical mile)
Warhead: 450 kilogram (992 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Hyunmu-3A News

There is 1 news
on 19 Apr 2012
Thursday, April 19, 2012Hyunmu-3 Long-Range Cruise Missile Enters Service with South Korea

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