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Seoul to purchase SM-6 Interceptors from US

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SEOUL, 26th April, 2022 (WAM) — South Korea will purchase SM-6 missile interceptors from the US.

The defence purchase will cost 760 billion won ($606 million), as per a Yonhap news agency report on Tuesday citing the Defence Project Promotion Committee.

Seoul reportedly approved the purchase of the interceptors as part of a foreign military sale program by 2031.

The SM-6 interceptors with a range of up to 460 km are expected to be installed on the South navy’s KDX-III guided-missile destroyers scheduled to be made operational in the next few years

WAM/Hatem Mohamed

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