South Korean navy destroyer, the Munmu The Great, prepares to dock. The country’s new naval interception system will protect warships from hostile aircraft and missiles. Photo: AP
South Korean navy destroyer, the Munmu The Great, prepares to dock. The country’s new naval interception system will protect warships from hostile aircraft and missiles. Photo: AP
South Korea

South Korea to develop its own naval interception system as it grows advanced military capabilities

  • Seoul is planning a ship-based system to detect and destroy short-range aircraft and missiles amid the continuing security threat from the North
  • Meanwhile, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has lost 20kg and isn’t using a body double, said the South’s spy agency

South Korean navy destroyer, the Munmu The Great, prepares to dock. The country’s new naval interception system will protect warships from hostile aircraft and missiles. Photo: AP
South Korean navy destroyer, the Munmu The Great, prepares to dock. The country’s new naval interception system will protect warships from hostile aircraft and missiles. Photo: AP
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