DAPA has confirmed to Naval News that Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) signed the Basic Design contract for the KDDX program at the end of 2020...
Tag Archives : KDDX
28 Mar 2022
South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) officially approved the “Ship-to-air Guided Missile-II” program for KDDX destroyers...
24 Sep 2020
South Korea's Hanwha Systems has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the KDDX Combat Management System (CMS) and Multi-Function Radar (MFR) developments and production. KDDX is the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy next generation destroyer program.
13 Aug 2020
A media report from South Korea announced yesterday that Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) had won the KDDX tender over Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). Naval News can confirm that the tendering process is still ongoing.
04 Jun 2020
South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) started on May 29 the competitive bidding process for the next generation destroyer of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy known as "Korea Next-Generation Destroyer" or KDDX.
01 Jun 2020
South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has approved the development of a new close in weapon system for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy. Known as the CIWS-II program, the new system will defend ROK Navy surface vessels against anti-ship missiles and fast attack craft.
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.
07 May 2020
South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) completed the development of a new generation of electric propulsion system that could be fitted aboard the future KDDX destroyer and LPX-II LHD projects of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROK Navy).
02 Mar 2020
GE’s Power Conversion business and Hanwha Aerospace signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) whereby the parties will work together to bring electric propulsion solutions to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy for its new, six-ship KDDX destroyer program.