- Ankit Panda via Twitter
While North Korea has been provoking the international community with high-profile missile launches, South Korea has been developing missiles of its own that look perfectly suited to take out the Kim regime.
The week before North Korea’s galling missile launch over Japan, South Korea tested its Hyunmoo-II missile system, one variant of which can penetrate through meters of earth to blow out bunkers where Kim Jong Un may hide in the event of war.
After the launch, South Korea responded with a bomb run over its test range near the border with North Korea.
South Korea has a booming tech industry and a massive economy. Though it has signed missile control agreements with the US and relies on American nuclear weapons for its deterrence, if South Korea wanted to, it could create an extremely capable fleet of missiles very quickly.
In the clip below, see South Korea’s new missile take off and take note of its ability to penetrate deep into the ground.
— Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) August 29,2017