A mid-sized Korean shipbuilder called Samkang M&T announced on January 4th that it won a contract for the construction of a 3,500 tons FFX Batch III frigate.
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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.
26 Nov 2021
Indra has entered into a contract with the Korean DSME shipyard to equip the first KSS III submarine of Batch II to be delivered to the Korean Navy with its Pegaso electronic defence system...
22 Nov 2021
South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced that "Namhae" (MSH-575), the fourth Yangyang-class minesweeper, was handed over to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy on 19 November.
16 Nov 2021
European missile manufacturer MBDA showcased the Sea Venom anti-sip missile last month during ADEX 2021 in Seoul. The Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy could still select the missile to equip its fleet of Wildcat helicopters.
14 Nov 2021
The Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy commissioned its fourth Daegu-class FFX Batch II frigate on 10 November 2021. ROKS Donghae (FFG-822) was built by local shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).
11 Nov 2021
Celebrating its 76th Anniversary this year, the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy released on 8 November a new animated video of its light aircraft carrier project, also known as CVX.
10 Nov 2021
South Korean shipbuilder DSME last month launched a 5,600 t next-generation auxiliary submarine rescue ship (ASR-II). ROKS Gangwha-do was launched on October 7th at DSME Okpo shipyard for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy.
09 Nov 2021
On March 26 2010, the ROKS Cheonan was sunk by a North Korean submarine. Today, more than 11 years later, the Daegu-Class or FFX Batch II frigate which bears its name has been launched by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).
02 Nov 2021
The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on October 22nd that the first-in-class KDX-I destroyer (DDH-1) Gwanggaeto the Great was delivered to the Republic of Korea Navy following a major upgrade.