A U.S. Navy AH-1W attack helicopter launches a Low-Cost Guided Imaging Rocket
during a May 2010 test at the Point Mugu sea range.
An official said Feb, 4 that South Korea will soon deploy the rockets near its
disputed sea border with North Korea. (U.S. Navy)
Published: 5 Feb 2011 By JUNG SUNG-KI DefenseNews
SEOUL - South Korea plans to eventually deploy precision-guided rockets jointly developed with the United States on islands near the disputed western sea border with North Korea, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Feb. 4. The deployment of the Low-Cost Guided Imaging Rocket (LOGIR) is aimed at thwarting a possible infiltration by North Korean combat hovercraft in the western waters of the Korean Peninsula, a JCS spokesman said.
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