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Hwasong 6
Part of R-11 Family
North Korean mobile liquid propellant single stage tactical ballistic missile. Derived from Russian R-17, often referred to as 'Scud-C'. The Hwasong had a 500 km range, achieved by halving the payload.

AKA: Scud C;Shahab 2. Status: Active. First Launch: 1990-06-01. Last Launch: 2016-07-18. Number: 30 . Payload: 500 kg (1,100 lb). Thrust: 90.00 kN (20,232 lbf). Gross mass: 5,000 kg (11,000 lb). Height: 11.19 m (36.71 ft). Diameter: 0.85 m (2.80 ft). Span: 1.80 m (5.90 ft). Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

Maximum range: 500 km (310 mi).



Family: short range ballistic. Country: Korea North. Launch Sites: Gitdaeryung, Qom, Chiha-ri, Minakh. Stages: Hwasong 6 stage.

1990 June 1 - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
1991 July 1 - . Launch Site: Chiha-ri. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
1992 July 1 - . Launch Pad: Unreported location in Syria. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1992 July 1 - . Launch Pad: Unreported location in Syria. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
1993 May 29 - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
1993 May 29 - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
1993 May 30 - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
1994 May 12 - . Launch Site: Yemen. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Sanaa (total 30) - . Nation: Yemen. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1994 Jun - . Launch Site: Yemen. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Sanaa - . Nation: Yemen. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1994 Jul - . Launch Site: Yemen. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Sanaa - . Nation: Yemen. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1994 Q3 - . Launch Pad: Unreported location in Syria. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

2006 July 4 - . 18:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
2006 July 4 - . 22:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • North Korean missile test - . Nation: Korea North. Agency: CMIK. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2014 March 2 - . 21:19 GMT - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Hwasong RV - . Nation: Korea North. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi). Military training.

2014 March 2 - . 21:19 GMT - . LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Hwasong RV - . Nation: Korea North. Military training.

2014 June 29 - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
2014 June 29 - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
2014 July 12 - . 16:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Chiha-ri. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
2014 July 12 - . 16:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Chiha-ri. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
2014 July 12 - . 16:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Chiha-ri. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Hwasong 6 RV? - . Nation: Korea North. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Test flight..

2014 July 12 - . 16:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Chiha-ri. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Hwasong 6 RV? - . Nation: Korea North. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Test flight..

2015 March 1 - . 21:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Nampo. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • RV - . Nation: Korea North. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi). Test flight..

2015 March 1 - . 21:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Nampo. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • RV - . Nation: Korea North. Apogee: 134 km (83 mi). Test flight..

2015 June 6 - . Launch Site: Sa'dah. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Warhead - . Nation: Yemen. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi). Asnar Allah forces in Sa'dah, Yemen launched a Scud at King Khaled Air Base in Saudi Arabia. The missile was reportedly intercepted by two US Patriot missiles..

2015 June 30 - . Launch Site: Sa'dah. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Warhead - . Nation: Yemen. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi). Combat launch by Yemeni rebels against Saudi target; reportedly intercepted by Saudi Patriot missiles..

2015 August 26 - . Launch Site: Yemen. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Warhead - . Nation: Yemen. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi). Missile launch. Impacted Jizan, Saudi Arabia..

2016 March 9 - . 20:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Chiha-ri. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Hwasong RV - . Nation: Korea North. Type: Test. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi). Test mission. Impacted in Sea of Japan..
  • Hwasong RV - . Nation: Korea North. Type: Test. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi). Test mission. Impacted in Sea of Japan..

2016 July 18 - . 20:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Eunyul. LV Family: R-11. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • RV - . Nation: Korea North. Type: Test. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Test mission. Impacted in Sea of Japan..
  • RV - . Nation: Korea North. Type: Test. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Test mission. Impacted in Sea of Japan..


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