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ADEX 2013: Raytheon continues Patriot upgrade push

30th October 2013 - 08:40 GMT | by Darren Lake in Seoul


Raytheon is continuing to position itself for a potential upgrade of South Korea’s Patriot air defence system.

Mike Gegg, Korea Patriot programme manager, told Shephard said he expected that South Korea would opt to upgrade its systems to the Capability 3 standard, allowing it to also operate the PAC 3 missile. The upgrade would increase the radar detection capability in addition to allowing operation of the more advanced missiles.

Meanwhile, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified the US Congress of a possible foreign military sale to the Republic of Korea for Patriot Anti-Tactical Missiles (ATM) for an estimated

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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