Hanwha Systems has secured a contract to supply combat systems for the Philippine Navy's new 3,100-tonne corvette, which will be manufactured by HHI...
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24 Feb 2022
South Korea’s Agency for Defense Development (ADD) announced on February 22 that it has completed development on “methanol reforming plant technology” for submarine fuel cell AIP.
23 Feb 2022
The head of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) met with his Indonesian counterpart and discussed Indonesia's submarine program...
19 Feb 2022
The Republic of Korea Navy (ROK Navy) announced that defects were found in 3 of the 9 Son Won-il-class submarines, the South Korean variants of the Type 214, currently in active service.
31 Jan 2022
On January 27, 35 service members on board the ROKS Choe Yeong, which relieved the ROKS Chungmugong Yi Sun-sin as the flagship of the unit in November, tested positive for COVID-19.
22 Jan 2022
In a statement released on January 20, Admiral Yudo Margono, the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL), announced that the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) will transfer a retired corvette to Indonesia.
15 Jan 2022
The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN)’s naval special warfare support ship was envisaged as a small nimble platform that would strengthen special operations capability near the nation’s littorals.
04 Jan 2022
The “general plan” for development of the platform was confirmed during the Defense Acquisition Program ...
02 Jan 2022
South Korea has begun construction on the second KSS-III Batch-II submarine. The boat, built by local shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), will be completed by 2026 and delivered to the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) in 2028 after undergoing sea trials.
22 Dec 2021
Admiral Kim Jung-soo has been appointed the 35th Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy. Kim took over command from Admiral Boo Suk-jong on December 16. The new CNO expressed his support for the CVX aircraft carrier program.