TEL AVIV—South Korea plans to purchase two Green Pine Block C radar warning systems made by Israel Aerospace Industries’ Elta division in a deal worth an estimated $292 million.                                                                       

The systems will bolster South Korea’s ability to identify and track ballistic missiles launched from a distance in their initial stages. They will be installed after 2020, more than a decade after South Korea acquired two other Green Pine radar systems for close to the same price.

Green Pine provides the detection radar within Israel’s Arrow missile defense system. The systems also are a family of transportable ground-based radar that can detect and track dozens of tactical ballistic missiles at long ranges, in all weather conditions simultaneously.