South Korea To Acquire SM-6 Missiles, Upgrade Black Hawks

The SM-6 missile, also known as RIM-174 Standard Extended Range Active Missile (ERAM).
Credit: Raytheon
SINGAPORE—South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Promotion Committee has greenlit the KRW760 billion ($600 million) purchase of Raytheon SM-6 missiles for the navy’s new KDX III Batch II destroyers. Aimed at bolstering the country’s ballistic missile defenses, especially against its northern...
Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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