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.
Tag Archives : ROK Navy
11 Aug 2020
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.
05 Jun 2020
ECA GROUP won a contract for the supply of steering and diving consoles for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy's 1st KSS III Batch 2 submarine. The French company successfully delivered this equipment for the first batch of 3 submarines in 2016, 2018 and 2019.
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.
03 Jun 2020
The Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy's submarine command held a ceremony on June 1, 2020 to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
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.
21 May 2020
The former Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Pohang-class corvette ROKS Iksan (PCC-768) will be renamed ARC Boyacá and handed over to the Colombian Navy (Armada Nacional de la Republica de Colombia) by year-end.
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.
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).