South Korea plans to deploy the new ship-to-ground combat cruise (Figure)
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7, a South Korean government official disclosed that the military intends to deploy combat this year called “Dragon,” the new ship-to-ground cruise missiles.
South Korea, “Chosun Ilbo” 8 quoted the source as saying, “Dragon,” completed last year, developed a range of more than 500 kilometers from South Korea to manufacture.
official said the Navy intends to “the second year in the West Sea Fleet destroyers to deploy the missile, then in the 7600-ton ‘King Sejong the ship’ and other ‘Aegis’ destroyers to deploy.”
he said, “Dragon” development progress faster than expected, “thanks to the successful development of domestic ground to ground missiles.”
If true, this will be the first deployment of ships for the Korean launch platform “domestic” cruise missiles.
Navy intends to eventually fired from the 3,000-ton submarine submarine “Dragon” missiles, which the submarine is in development stage.
“Chosun Ilbo” reports, compared with ground-, ship-to-ground missile hit a wider, more flexible launch, deployment of the “Dragon” will help South Korea deal with “military provocation.” (Xinhua News Agency Reuters)