by Richard Tomkins
A low-tier missile defense system is reportedly in the final phase of development by South Korea, a military official said earlier this week.
According to the Yonhap news service the hit-to-kill missile system will undergo final evaluation next month to determine it's suitability for production and deployment.
The evaluation process follows completion of earlier testing of the medium-range surface-to-air missile known as M-SAM.
"It is fair to say that we only have an administrative procedure to complete the development of the M-SAM," the unidentified military official said.
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