South Korea’s 2021-2025 defense blueprint which was revealed yesterday provides some fresh details on the plans to develop an aircraft carrier capability for the Republic of Korea (RoK) Navy: The LPX-II project will be a dedicated light aircraft carrier for F-35B, it will not be an amphibious assault ship.
Tag Archives : Hyundai Heavy Industries
10 Jun 2020
The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN)’s largest-ever vessel built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) departed for its maiden voyage home. HHI announced today (June 10) that it held a sail-off ceremony for the 26,000-ton logistics support vessel, HMNZS Aotearoa.
22 May 2020
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced that it has delivered the Philippine Navy’s latest frigate, BRP Jose Rizal. The ship set sail to Subic port in the Philippines on May 18 for its official commissioning.
18 May 2020
The Philippine Navy’s first-ever guided-missile frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), set sails from the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in South Korea today, to join her homeland for the first time.
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.
29 Apr 2020
South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) launched ROKS Donghae (FFG-822), the fourth Daegu-class FFX Batch II frigate for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROK Navy). The event took place on April 29 at the HHI shipyard in Ulsan.
18 Apr 2020
The Royal New Zealand Navy's newest auxiliary ship HMNZS Aotearoa started conducting replenishment trials with Philippine Navy's Future Frigate Jose Rizal off the coast of South Korea.
20 Mar 2020
South Korea might have been the country, after China, with the most reported cases of Coronavirus earlier this month, the two shipbuilding giants HHI and DSME appear to be unaffected.
16 Mar 2020
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) succeeded in winning an order for the latest frigate of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROK Navy). HHI announced today that it signed a contract for detailed design and construction of the 3,500 ton FFX Batch III frigate worth a total of 400 billion won with the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).
13 Dec 2019
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) started builder trials of 'Aotearoa', the Royal New Zealand Navy's new auxiliary ship. The vessel headed out to sea for the first time earlier this week in South Korea.