SOUTH KOREA SEEKS PA­TRIOT ANTI-TAC­TI­CAL MIS­SILES FROM US

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The US De­fense Se­cu­rity Co­op­er­a­tion Agency (DSCA) has no­ti­fied Congress of a po­ten­tial for­eign mil­i­tary sale (FMS) of Pa­triot anti-tac­ti­cal mis­siles and as­so­ci­ated equip­ment to South Korea. Un­der the es­ti­mated $404-mil­lion sale, South Korea has re­quested sup­ply of a to­tal of 112 Pa­triot anti-tac­ti­cal mis­siles (ATM), which in turn are sched­uled to be up­graded to the guided en­hanced mis­sile-tac­ti­cal (GEM-T) stan­dard through a di­rect com­mer­cial sale. The pro­posed ATMs sale and sub­se­quent GEM-T up­grade will con­trib­ute to South Korea’s goal to de­velop a more ca­pa­ble de­fence force and also im­prove in­ter­op­er­abil­ity with the US forces.

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