BRE (rocket)

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BRE (export name: Fire Dragon/Keeng Dragon)[1] is a series o guidit rockets (missiles) manufacturit bi Cheenese Norinco.[2]

The lairgest 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 warheid and range of 280–300 km, for the AR-3 launcher. It uises inertial plus satellite guidance with a CEP accuracy of about 30m.[5][6][7][8][9]

A seemilar missile is the 610 mm caliber Keeng Dragon 300[10][11] with a range of 300 km and precision guidance, for the SR-5 launcher.[12]

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