S Korea plans new missile unit to take out N Korean artillery sites

March 20, 2018

Asia Times:

South Korea’s military reportedly has plans to create a surface-to-surface-missile unit that can take out long-range North Korean artillery batteries that are buried deep in the mountains on Pyongyang’s side of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

Public broadcaster the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) says the South Korean army will combine its first and third military headquarters to form a new ground operations command in October to oversee the missile unit.

UPI, in picking up the story, says that under the new command structure, an artillery force will be armed with tactical ground-to-ground guided missiles that can hit large targets within a short period of time.

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