|Place of origin|
|Used by||North Korea|
|1,200 km ~ 2,000 km (est)|
|8×8 tracked TEL|
Analysts have described the new missile as 'more stable, more efficient, and harder to detect' than North Korea's previous liquid-fuelled designs. In contrast to older, liquid-fueled rockets that take hours to prepare for launch and are easier to detect and counteract by other countries, the Pukkuksong-2 is a solid-fuel rocket that can be launched in minutes.
Deployed in northern North Korea near border with China in missile bases where Hwasong-7 is deployed.
The Pukkuksong-2 is an enlarged, two stage development of the
On its first test flight it flew 500 km (310 miles) on a deliberately inefficient trajectory. Its operational range is variously estimated at between 1,200 km (750 miles) and 3,000 km (1,900 miles).