As North Korea progresses toward deploying a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), its southern neighbor is planning to operate submarines with at least enlarged batteries of land-attack cruise missiles. According to some reports, South Korea is also working on SLBMs. Such a program would be technically challenging and hard to justify militarily. The Hanwha Hyunmu 2 short-range ballistic missile is a likely basis of the weapon, development of which may have already begun. Like the ...

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