The medium (?) range ballistic
missile Hwasong-16 (HS-16)
-- A shorter derivative of the
Hwasong-12 LRBM (HS-12) --
Norbert Brügge, Germany
The HS-16 was shown for the first
time at the exhibition in October 2021. This short missile, derived from the
HS-12, has a simple WH with stabilizing fins.
Due to the roughly halved amount of fuel, the missile achieves a significantly
higher velocity for climb, but has a shorter burning time and probably also
Note: The suspected former HS-16
is officially the HS-17.