South Korea Approves Procurement Of SM-3 For Ballistic Missile Defense

April 29, 2024

Naval News

According to South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), on April 26, the 161st Defense Project Promotion Committee meeting held at the Ministry of Defense in Yongsan, approved the ‘Basic Strategy for the Promotion of Naval Ballistic Missile Interception Missile’ proposal.

From 2025 to 2030, a total of approximately 584 million USD will be allocated to this project to acquire SM-3 missile for ROK Navy’s next-generation Aegis destroyers (KDX-III Batch-II) via foreign military sales (FMS).

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