Quantcast

Tuesday, September 30, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

S. Korea displays new missile at military ceremony


Associated Press

POSTED:



SEOUL, South Korea >> South Korea has displayed a domestically-built missile capable of hitting all parts of North Korea and other sophisticated weapons at the country's biggest Armed Forces Day ceremony in a decade.

Tuesday's televised ceremony at a military airport near Seoul involved about 11,000 troops, 190 weapons systems and other equipment and 120 aircraft.

Among the weapons featured was a Hyunmu-3 cruise missile with a range of 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), which South Korea has developed in recent years. It was the first time the missile was publicly shown.

President Park Geun-hye said in a speech that South Korea must bolster national defense to neutralize North Korea's nuclear and missile threats.

Later Tuesday, South Korea will conduct a military parade through Seoul streets for the first time since 2008.






 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(0)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions


IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News
Blogs
Political Radar
Fore!

Political Radar
1994

Island Crafters
Proud Mommy Status

Wassup Wit Dat!
Got You Now

Warrior Beat
Back on the field

Small Talk
The arm touch

Political Radar
`Not an option’

Warrior Beat
Higa gets a shot