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).
Tag Archives : South Korea
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.
03 Sep 2020
In the early May, Taiwanese media reported that over 250 foreign advisors and engineers, who ...
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.
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.