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South Korea Eyes Thaad, Patriot-3 Missile Systems, U.S. Says

South Korea’s military is analyzing which U.S.-made missile interceptors best meet its defense needs, according to the Pentagon.

President Park Geun Hye’s government has received information on both Lockheed Martin Corp.’s Patriot Pac-3 and its longer-range Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, known as Thaad, a U.S. Defense Department official said yesterday.