South Korea to buy Patriot missiles, Aegis destroyers to strengthen the construction of missile defense capabilities
Data Figure: Korea deployed Patriot air defense missiles
Global Network reporter Chang reported Yonhap reported on September 16, Sharp, commander of U.S. forces in Korea the same day, said: “Korea and Japan in order to build theater missile defense system, efforts are being made as much as possible. “
reported that the Sharp 16 to attend the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, for the construction of South Korea in the U.S. missile defense system in the process to play a role, do out of the above remarks. He pointed out that South Korea has purchased the Patriot missile (Patriotmissile), also plans to continue to buy in the next few years. South Korea will also establish systems to be connected with the U.S. military command system. Sharp also said: “South Korea has two Aegis destroyers and a destroyer under construction.” Also said: “South Korea is strengthening its missile defense capability.”
for the use of long-range artillery attacks on North Korea Seoul possibility, Sharp believes that North Korea already has more than 200 long-range artillery. They will not move to ammunition and weapons the hub of the case, you can attack on Seoul.
Sharp added: “In order to immediately intercept missiles, Korea and the U.S. continue to make efforts, but we can not intercept all the missiles if the North Korea choose the kind of approach (with long-range artillery attacks on Seoul), the Seoul caused heavy losses inevitable. “