On October 6, the ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) officially announced a plan to develop ‘customized deterrente’ in response to North Korea's growing nuclear...
Tag Archives : Arsenal Ship
09 Jun 2021
Not much is yet known about South Korea’s arsenal ship program. During MADEX 2021, the naval defense show which kicked off today in Busan, South Korea, Naval News could not find any official depictions of the ship in the Republic of Korean Navy (ROKN) booth which is almost fully dedicated to the CVX light aircraft carrier project...
11 May 2020
Despite the COVID-19 crisis, South Korea's defense budget remains mostly unaffected. Budget reductions in the "2020-2024 mid-term defense acquisition plan" will be limited to programs deemed as "non essential" and to a limited number of foreign procurement programs.
30 Aug 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's seventh monthly report (August 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
20 Aug 2019
South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) unveiled on August 14 an ambitious mid-term defense plan for 2020-2024. In addition to known projects (KDX III Batch II and KSS III Batch II) the plan calls for the design of two new naval projects for the ROK Navy: An LPX-II aircraft carrier and an arsenal ship.