Korean 155-mm howitzer ammunition explosion test six casualties
explosion 155-mm howitzer.
trailer will be towed away by the explosion of 155-mm howitzers.
Miao Ze World Wide Web Reporters on the report, according to Yonhap news agency, local time at 11:40 on the 3rd Xu, Cang Pocheon Korea Institute of Science bullet testing ground surface defense with the explosion occurred, resulting in one death, 5 people were injured.
fire department said, was the scene more than 60 people, six of whom were hurt, including one person dead and two seriously injured and three people were slightly injured. Injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, but not yet confirmed the identity.
According to reports, the explosion occurred in the Defense Research Institute researcher in a multi-band stand shooting range (sound) to 155 mm self-propelled artillery shells high performance test, the current military is investigating the cause of the incident.
new Korean-made 155-mm self-propelled howitzers for the K-9 howitzer, the Korean Defense Board since 1989, began developing a new self-propelled howitzer, the gun can fire all NATO standard 155 mm ammunition, including anti-bomb blast, killing the bomb blast at the end, extended-range rocket missiles, cluster bombs, smoke bombs, flares and chemical bombs. In addition, also launched full-bore by way of various types of bombs, including the bottom row type (eg K307 extended range full-bore at the end of the bomb). Gun carriage carrying a total of 48 rounds of projectiles and propellant charge. South Korea is the world’s second, the first Asian and equipment 52 caliber 155-mm self-propelled howitzer of the country.
Photos: Korean K-9 self-propelled howitzer volley attack to target troops drill