The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to South Korea of 12 MH-60R Multi-Mission helicopters for an estimated cost of $800 million. This is for the MOH Batch 2 requirement of the RoK Navy in which the AW159 and NH90 NFH are competing as well.
Tag Archives : South Korea
05 Aug 2019
The Republic of Korea (RoK) Navy former Po Hang-class corvette Chungju was formally handed over to the Philippine Navy today, August 5, at the RoKN’s Jinhae Naval Base. Renamed BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39), the vessel will now sail to the Philippines.
23 Jun 2019
The DSME-built submarine 'Dosan Ahn Chang-ho' started its seat trials from Opko shipyard on June 10, 2019. It is the first vessel of the KSS-III Batch I program for the Republic of Korea Navy (RoK Navy).
03 May 2019
South Korea approved plans to construct the second batch of three destroyers, called KDX III Batch II, by 2028 with a budget of around 3.9 trillion won (US$3.3 billion), according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).
26 Apr 2019
At a launch ceremony this week, the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) first purpose-built ship in 10 years, the HMNZS Aotearoa, finally found herself in her natural environment only eight months after her keel was laid in a South Korean shipyard, the RNZN press office announced on April 25.
24 Apr 2019
LIG Nex1 officially opened a new Goalkeeper CIWS maintenance facility at the company’s Gumi plant on Tuesday, April 16. The ceremony was attended by Kwon Byung-Hyun, LIG Next 1 Production Division General Manager and Geert van der Molen, Vice-President of Thales Netherland.
12 Apr 2019
Indonesian state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL launched the first diesel-electric submarine built in Indonesia on April 11, 2019 in Surabaya. The Alugoro (405) is the third of the Nagapasa-class submarine (also known as the DSME 1400 design or Improved Chang Bogo-class) for the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL).
01 Mar 2019
Boeing has secured a US$429 million advanced acquisition contract for P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft production for the US Navy, New Zealand and Republic of Korea, the US DoD stated on Feb. 28, 2019.
23 Jan 2019
South Korea is set to deploy newly developed ship-based Haegung surface-to-air missile, the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) stated in late December.