Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


North Korea Missiles

Overview

Designation Stages Engine Range IOC Inventory Comment
KN-1 1 turbojet 110 km ? 2006 ? 0 SS-N-1- Styx
KN-2 1 solid 110 km ? 2006 ? 0 SS-21 Scarab
Scud-B 1 liquid 300 km 1981 ? 100
Hwasong-5 1 liquid 330 km 1984 ~ 150 Scud-B, KN-03?
Hwasong-6 1 liquid 500 km 1989 ~ 300 Scud-C, KN-04?
Scud-ER 1 liquid 750 - 800 km 2003 ~ 350 Scud-ER, KN-05?
No-dong-A 1 liquid 1,100 -1,600 km 1999 ~ 200 SS-N-5, KN-06?

No-dong-B KN-07? & KN-11

1 liquid 3,218 - 3,861 km 2004 -2007 ~20? SS-N-6, KN-07? & KN-11
Taep'o-dong-1 2 liquid 2,000 - 2,900 km N/A Cancelled TD-1 SLV
Taep'o-dong-2 2 liquid 6,750 -10,000 km N/A 2014 ? 0 R & D TD-2 SLV, Unha-3
Taep'o-dong-3, Unha-9 3 liquid 10,000 - 12,000 km 2015/2018 0 R & D TD-3 SLV, Unha-9
KN-08 3 liquid 6,000 - 6,700 km 2015/2018 0 R & D LR-ICBM, No-dong-C
NKSL-12 3 liquid + solid orbital 1998 ILC Cancelled TD-1 SLV
NKSL-X-23 3 liquid + solid orbital ?? 2006 ILC? 0 R&D TD-2 SLV, Unha-3 , 9
NK-SL-X 2-3-4 liquid orbital, GEO, Crewed 2015/2018 0 R&D NK-SL-X SLV
1 - No-dong-B is a provisional designation created by John Pike
The No-dong-B is derived from the Soviet-era SS-N-6 SLBM

2 - NKSL-1 is an unofficial designation created by Charles Vick.
The NKSL-1 is a Taep'odong-1 missile with a third stage and satellite added.

3 - NKSL-X-2 & NKSL-X-3 is an unofficial designation created by Charles Vick.
NKSL-X-2 is a Tae p'o dong-2 & Taep'o-dong-3 missile with a third stage and satellite added.

Comparisons North Korean (DPRK) and Iranian ballistic missiles & Space boosters through 2013.




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