South Korea gearing itself up for the possible “pre-emptive” strike against its northern neighbour

0 15

September 13th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –

– Breakingnews.sy – – translated by Samer Hussein –

South Korea’s military announced on Wednesday that it was reviewing its live-action maneuvers, and for the first time tested Taurus, an advanced air-launched cruise missile, hoping it would boost Seoul’s capabilities against North Korea, in the event of a possible war between the two neighbouring states. 

The South Korean military said that the German-made Taurus missile was launched from the F-15 fighter jet and flew at a low altitude towards the target in the western coast of the country. The missile was capable of striking targets 500 kilometers away and reportedly has a special technique to avoid being detected by North Korean radars. 

These maneuvers, which simulate a pre-emptive strike against North Korea, may result in an escalation of tensions in the region, with the current situation on the Korean peninsula closer than ever to the outbreak of a large-scale armed conflict.

@page { margin: 0.79in }
p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120% }

Subscribe to our newsletter
Sign up here to get the latest news, updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox.

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Comments