Japan has invited South Korea to its 2022 fleet review which marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Japanese Maritime Self-defense Force (JMSDF)...
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09 Aug 2022
The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Admiral Lee Jong-ho, met with U.S. Navy officials...
19 Jul 2022
The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) announced on July 15th the formation of the Naval Air Command. Focused on Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) operation, local media were quick to dub it the “submarine-killer” command.
05 Jul 2022
Several local media outlets reported that the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) plan to acquire additional F-35As, which had been delayed due to the priority given to South Korea’s aircraft carrier program or CVX, has gained traction under the new administration.
04 Jul 2022
South Korea’s ADD announced on June 30th that it successfully conducted an “operational demonstration” of the ASWUUV off the coast of Tongyeong, South Korea.
07 Jun 2022
Lee Jeong-sup, South Korea’s Minister of National Defense, met his Philippine counterpart, Delfin Lorenzana on June 3rd. Foremost on the meeting’s agenda was cooperation between the two countries on naval issues.
01 Jun 2022
U.S. President Joseph Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol announced that the two countries will cooperate on developing a small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) during the former’s state visit to South Korea on May 21, 2022.
20 May 2022
The ROK Navy announced that it will send its largest vessel, the ROKS Marado, and a Type 214 submarine, to RIMPAC 2022 which begins in late June.