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A DF-11 TEL vehicle, based on the WS2400.

The WS2400 is a 8x8 special heavy-duty truck developed and built by Wanshan Special Vehicle and used by the People's Liberation Army of the People's Republic of China as a transporter erector launcher platform and is a reversed engineered version of the MAZ-543 missile Transporter erector launcher.

Wanshan Special Vehicle (湖北三江航天万山特种车辆有限公司) is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Aerospace Sanjiang Space Co. Ltd (中国航天三江集团), which is in turn a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC)]. The advantage of the WS2400 compared to the MAZ is that it utilizes a German diesel engine, transmission and hydraulics manufactured by Wanshan in China, built using technologies stolen from ZF Friedrichshafen.

The WS2400 is used as the base for the DF-11 SRBM and A-100 MRL platforms.