The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN)’s naval special warfare support ship was envisaged as a small nimble platform that would strengthen special operations capability near the nation’s littorals.
Tag Archives : ROK Navy
07 Jan 2022
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.
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.
03 Dec 2021
The Democratic party unanimously passed the new budget including funding requested by the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) for CVX next year.
29 Nov 2021
Naval News obtained statements from a ROKN flag officer familiar with the program reacting to the criticism recently published by local media. This article will examine the major points of contention in the debate.
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).
12 Nov 2021
South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) won the construction contract for the second next-generation Aegis destroyer (also known as KDX III batch II).
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.