South Korean media said North Korea open new main battle tanks, storm number (Figure)
North Korea new tanks “Storm No.” training screen
BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) network, according to Chosun Ilbo reported that North Korea has recently made public the outside world through television has not yet confirmed the latest main battle tank “storm number.”
a military sources said 16, said: “North Korea has recently made public through the Korean Central Television’s newest tanks’ Storm No. ‘It is understood that, with the former North Korean army has a tank’ Pegasus No. ‘compared to’ storm number ‘has a higher firepower, mobility and survival. “
It is reported that the latest main battle tank” Storm No. “produced in 2002, also known as M -2002.
“Storm” tank is equipped with 14.5 mm KPV anti-aircraft guns, tanks, compared with North Korea had 12.7 mm machine gun, the power better.
According to analysis, it is to deal with the ROK-US team to enhance the firepower of attack helicopters. Moreover, in this new tank is installed on the radar range finder and infra-red searchlight and other equipment, also installed a tank than the previous more modern fire control system, hit rate has improved significantly.