Speeding tanks, booming howitzers, shaking bones: This is how South Korea sells weapons

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Jack Watling, senior research fellow for land warfare at the Royal United Services Institute in London, says South Korea is the perfect testing ground. Its seasons range from deep-freeze winters to monsoons and summer heat of 30 degrees Celsius or higher – and it has both flat and mountainous terrain. “That is a pretty unique set of complex variables in terms of having a vehicle that’s reliable across climatic conditions,” Watling says. And that’s attracted foreign buyers, he says.