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S. Korea dispatches Aegis warships to monitor N. Korea missile launch
By Kim Eun-jung
SEOUL, April 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Navy has sent two Aegis destroyers equipped with advanced radar systems to both of its coasts as North Korea is moving closer to a missile launch, military officials said Friday.

The 7,600-ton Aegis destroyers with SPY-1 radar, which can track hundreds of targets as far as 1,000 kilometers away, have been on standby on the east and west coasts of the Korean Peninsula to track missile launches by Pyongyang, according to a senior Navy official said.