Jun Han Aegis destroyers will be equipped with a range of 500 km cruise missile (Figure)
Data Figure: Korea Navy KDX-II Model No. 976 Aegis destroyers
Global Network reporter Zhu Ying library reported that, according to the U.S. “Defense News” reports the evening of February 11, the South Korean government sources and 8 missile maker said the South Korean Navy before the end of 2011 for part of the “Aegis” destroyers equipped with a range of 500 km cruise missile, against North Korea as part of a more accurate weapons.
the name of the South Korean government source said, “We are looking for a new destroyer equipped with the latest R & D KDX-II/III the ‘Dragon’ long-range cruise missile, the missile can be effective against any North Korean key objectives, including shore-ship missile base. “
the source added,” Dragon “is a long-range cruise missiles,” basalt-3-A “-type surface-variant ballistic missiles, as sea-based missiles, if North Korea and then attack, then the North Korean missile can hit shore-ship missile and coastal artillery base.
learned that the “Dragon” cruise missile defense by the Korea Development Board and South Korea leading manufacturer of precision electronic equipment LIG Nex1 co-developed.