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S. Korea to launch its 1st marine weather ship in Oct.
SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will launch its first marine meteorological observation ship in October that can provide detailed data on atmospheric and maritime conditions around the country, the government weather service said Tuesday.

The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said the Gisang 1, to be launched in Mokpo, 410 kilometers south of Seoul, will be equipped with various oceanographic instruments and radar equipment.