#2 A History of Ballistic Missile Development in the DPRK

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November 1999
Joseph S. Bermudez Jr.

Occasional Paper #2

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A History of Ballistic Missile Development in the DPRK

Contents

  • Foreword by Timothy V. McCarthy
  • Introduction
  • Early Developments, 1960-1979
    • PRC Assistance
    • Establishment of a Ballistic Missile Program
    • FROG-5 (Luna-2) and FROG-7B (Luna-M)
    • HQ-2/SA-2 Surface-to-Surface Missile (SSM)
    • DF-61
    • Other Missile Systems
  • First Ballistic Missiles, 1979-1989
    • R-17E (a.k.a., Scud B)
    • Hwasong 5 Prototype (a.k.a., Scud Mod. A)
    • Hwasong 5 (a.k.a., Scud Mod. B, Scud B)
    • Foreign Assistance and Cooperation
    • Other Missile-Related Developments
  • Longer Range Designs, 1989-Present
    • Reorganization of the Missile Program
    • Hwasong 6 (a.k.a. Scud Mod. C, Scud C, Scud PIP)
    • Foreign Developments
    • No-dong (a.k.a., No-dong 1, Rodong 1, Scud Mod. D, Scud D)
    • Pakistan’s Ghauri (Hatf V) and Ghauri 2
    • Iran’s Shebab 3
    • Egypt, Libya, and Syria
    • Taep’o-dong 1 (a.k.a., No-dong 2, Rodong 2, Scud Mod. E, Scud X), Taep’o-dong 1 SLV, Taep’o-dong 2 (a.k.a., No-dong 3)
    • Other Missile Systems
  • Conclusion (and Notes)
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