Republic of Korea Navy took delivery of ROKS Hansando (ATH-81) on October 22. Launched in 2018 by Hyundai Heavy Industries, ROKS Hansando is the first dedicated training ship in ROKN history. Prior to the construction of ROKS Hansando, ROKN used destroyers to support training duties.
Tag Archives : ROK Navy
24 Sep 2020
JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has delivered a full-scale mock-up of its Search and Rescue Vehicle (SRV) for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy.
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.
10 Sep 2020
South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) re-delivered the first KDX-I Destroyer to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy following a Performance Improvement Program (PIP).
04 Sep 2020
The South Korean Ministry of National Defense (MND) has decided in August to double its fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets. A total of forty additional "Joint Strike Fighters" will be procured, including 20 F-35B short take off and vertical landing (STOVL) variant for its light aircraft carrier project known as LPX-II.
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.
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.