BRE (rocket)

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BRE (export name: Fire Dragon/King Dragon)[1] is a series of guided rockets (missiles) manufactured by Chinese Norinco.[2]

The largest version is the BRE8, export name Fire Dragon 480[3][4] (previously Fire Dragon 280A). It is a 750 mm tactical ballistic missile , with a 480 kg warhead and range of 280-300 km, for the AR-3 launcher. It uses inertial plus satellite guidance with a CEP accuracy of about 30m.[5][6][7][8][9]

A similar missile is the 610 mm caliber King Dragon 300[10]</ref>[11], with a range of 300 km and precision guidance, for the SR-5 launcher.[12]

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  5. ^ "DSA 2018: China's Norinco reveals Fire Dragon 280A tactical missile". 19 April 2018.
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  12. ^ Times, Global. "China more advanced than US on rocket artillery: NORINCO - Global Times". www.globaltimes.cn.
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