Naval submarine test-fired anti-ship missiles up to 11 kilometers from the target failure
Data for: Harpoon missile launch instant
BEIJING, July 24 Xinhua South Korea, “Chosun Ilbo” reports in the U.S. state of Hawaii Pacific Rim exercise in progress, and participate in the exercise of the South Korean Navy submarines, in the last week value of 20 billion won for anti-ship missile test fails, the news was only after the exposure.
23 South Korean military source said: “The 1200-ton South Korean Navy-owned submarine ‘Qi Li billion ship,’ in Hawaii last week near the target 65 kilometers outside of the target launch of ‘Harpoon’ anti-ship missiles, but the missile landed in waters 11 kilometers away from the target, so did not hit the target. “
reported,” Harpoon “anti-ship missiles with a range of 140 km, each costing $ 2 billion won, its hit rate is high, more than 10 kilometers from the target appears the error is a very rare thing. South Korean military official said: “is investigating a variety of reasons.”
in 2002 and 2008 conducted military exercises in the Pacific Rim, the South Korean Navy submarine “Lee Shun Chen ship”, to use and the exercise The missile uses the same “Harpoon” anti-ship missiles accurately hit a target 70-80 miles away.