ROKS Seoul Launched on Navy’s 74th Anniversary

November 11, 2019 – South Korea launched a new frigate on Monday featuring advanced sonar and power systems to boost anti-submarine capabilities in coastal operations, the Navy said. The launch ceremony for the 2,800-ton FGG-II Seoul took place at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.’s shipyard in the southeastern port city of Ulsan, according to the Navy. It is the third frigate to be built under the project to secure a second batch of such vessels to replace the Navy’s aging frigates and patrol combat corvettes. The 122-meter-long ship is equipped with…

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DSME Wins Contract for Two Frigates

November 14, 2018 (Google Translation) – Received orders for ships No. 5 and No. 6, followed by No. 1 and No. 2 ships, and confirmed the strongest defense company in the defense business. Contract amount reached W631.5bn. Green order to achieve order target Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering won two new seafarers and established pride as a defense company. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (CEO Jung Sung-lip) announced on February 14 that it has concluded a contract to build 5,6 berths of the 2,800-ton class new frigate (FFG-II) of the…

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