S. Korea deploys surface-to-surface missiles near DPRK border: local media

15:54, June 17, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

South Korea has deployed surface-to- surface missiles capable of reaching Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), local reports said Friday.

The deployment of the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) near the tense border came after the two Koreas exchanged fire near a tense Yellow Sea maritime border last November, which killed four South Koreans.

South Korea purchased from the United States some 220 ATACMS missiles, which have a shooting range of about 165 kilometers, according to Yonhap News Agency.

The DPRK has deployed hundreds of long-range artillery guns along the heavily fortified land border with South Korea, capital of which lies in the shooting distance.

Source:Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
  Weekly review  
 
 
 
     
 
 

(Editor:陈乐乐)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Xi Jinping visits Italy, Cuba, Uruguay, Chile
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Confucius Institutes symposium held in Budapest, new Confucius Classroom unveiled
  • Beautiful scenery of Lushan Mountain
  • Beautiful scenery of Lushan Mountain
  • Xilingol Grassland, dreamland in China's Inner Mongolia
  • Rock paintings discovered in China's Inner Mongolia
  • Huang/Yue lose at 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships
Hot Forum Discussion