The parade also included large rockets covered by canisters in two different types of transporter erector launcher
trucks, or TELs.
They include search radar (to find and track incoming aircraft), fire control radar (to target missiles and help guide them to their targets), command module, transporter erector launcher
(TEL) unit, and missiles.
The missile being based on a mobile Transporter Erector Launcher
Vehicle is versatile and designed for quick manoeuvrability and high operational flexibility on the battlefield.
Last year, the regime continued to surprise the world by displaying two new ICBM transporter erector launchers
, boasting that its ICBM prowess is reaching the next level.
Another government source said the movement of missile-carrying transporter erector launchers
was detected, apparently as part of the preparations.
The air maneuvers were prepared to simulate strikes on "mock North Korean nuclear and missile targets and transporter erector launchers
that move the North's missiles," the South Korean Air Force told Yonhap News Agency.
Several missiles were launched on Kim Jong-un's watch that use mobile transporter erector launchers
South Korea's state-run Korea Institute for Defense Analyses (KIDA) said that in line with a report submitted to the US Congress by the Pentagon, North Korea has probably accumulated up to 200 so-called transporter erector launchers
(TEL), including up to 100 for short-range Scud missiles, 50 for medium-range Nodong missiles and 50 for long-range Musudan missiles, the Yonhap news agency reported.
In addition, four or five wheeled vehicles, suspected to be so-called transporter erector launchers
, were also spotted being moved around in South Hamgyeong Province.
We believe other missiles or transporter erector launchers
were deployed for the event," said the official.
The air maneuvers will simulate strikes on "mock North Korean nuclear and missile targets and transporter erector launchers
that move the North's missiles," the South Korean Air Force told (http://english.
The launches started around 6:18 am (21:18 GMT Wednesday), and continued for minutes, he said, adding South Korean and US defense authorities are analyzing more information, including the exact type of the missiles and whether transporter erector launchers