Procurement: South Korea's Last Harpoon Orders

Archives

April 9, 2006: South Korea wants to buy another 58 Harpoon missiles from the United States. Such purchases will be drying up in the future, as South Korea has just introduced its own version of the Harpoon, the Haeseong. The South Koreans will be using the Haeseong in new warships it is building, instead of Harpoons. Originally, these new warships were designed to mount Harpoons, but the Haeseong is similar enough, in size and capabilities, that switching will not be a major problem. It appears that the Haeseong will eventually replace Harpoon in South Korean submarines and aircraft as well.

 


Article Archive

Procurement: Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close