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South Korea’s Navy Receives Upgraded <em>Chang Bogo I</em>-Class Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
June 11, 2019
South Korea’s Navy Receives Upgraded Chang Bogo I-Class Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
A South Korean shipbuilder handed over to the Navy a retrofitted Chang Bogo I-class diesel-electric sub earlier this week.
South Korea’s Navy Receives Upgraded Chang Bogo I-Class Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
South Korea Opens Bid for 12 Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters
May 22, 2019
South Korea Opens Bid for 12 Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters
The South Korean defense ministry has kicked off a bid for the country’s second batch of anti-submarine warfare helicopters.
South Korea Opens Bid for 12 Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters
US State Department Approves Sale of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Missiles to South Korea
May 20, 2019
US State Department Approves Sale of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Missiles to South Korea
The estimated cost for the missile sale is $314 million.
US State Department Approves Sale of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Missiles to South Korea
South Korea Approves Construction of New Destroyers and Submarines
May 02, 2019
South Korea Approves Construction of New Destroyers and Submarines
The South Korean government has approved the construction of three new guided missile destroyers and three diesel-electric attack submarines.
South Korea Approves Construction of New Destroyers and Submarines
South Korea Launches First-of-Class 3,000-ton KSS-III Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
September 14, 2018
South Korea Launches First-of-Class 3,000-ton KSS-III Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
The first of nine domestically built 3,000-ton diesel-electric air independent propulsion subs was launched on September 14.
South Korea Launches First-of-Class 3,000-ton KSS-III Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
US State Department Approves Sale of 6 P-8 Poseidon Sub-Hunting Planes to South Korea
September 14, 2018
US State Department Approves Sale of 6 P-8 Poseidon Sub-Hunting Planes to South Korea
The total contract value for the six P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft is estimated at $2.1 billion.
US State Department Approves Sale of 6 P-8 Poseidon Sub-Hunting Planes to South Korea
South Korea to Launch First 3,000-ton KSS-III Diesel-Electric Attack Sub Next Month
August 23, 2018
South Korea to Launch First 3,000-ton KSS-III Diesel-Electric Attack Sub Next Month
The first of nine locally built 3,000-ton diesel-electric attack subs will reportedly be launched next month.
South Korea to Launch First 3,000-ton KSS-III Diesel-Electric Attack Sub Next Month
South Korea Opts for P-8 Poseidon Maritime Surveillance Aircraft in $1.7 Billion Deal
June 26, 2018
South Korea Opts for P-8 Poseidon Maritime Surveillance Aircraft in $1.7 Billion Deal
The P-8s will replace South Korea's aging fleet of P-3 Orion maritime surveillance aircraft.
South Korea Opts for P-8 Poseidon Maritime Surveillance Aircraft in $1.7 Billion Deal
Will South Korea Build Nuclear Attack Subs?
November 08, 2017
Will South Korea Build Nuclear Attack Subs?
The leaders have reportedly discussed the acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines during their recent summit.
Will South Korea Build Nuclear Attack Subs?
US, ROK, Japan Navies Conduct First Joint Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
April 05, 2017
US, ROK, Japan Navies Conduct First Joint Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
The three navies will conduct a trilateral antisubmarine warfare exercise off the Korean Peninsula April 4-6.
US, ROK, Japan Navies Conduct First Joint Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
ROK Navy Launches New Warship Capable of Hitting Targets Inside North Korea
June 09, 2016
ROK Navy Launches New Warship Capable of Hitting Targets Inside North Korea
The new ship will be commissioned by the end of 2018.
ROK Navy Launches New Warship Capable of Hitting Targets Inside North Korea
South Korea Targets New Submarine Launch in April 2016
March 01, 2016
South Korea Targets New Submarine Launch in April 2016
Seoul will unveil its seventh Type 214 KSS-2 class diesel electric submarine.
South Korea Targets New Submarine Launch in April 2016
ROK Navy Launches New Guided-Missile Frigate to Deter North Korea
August 14, 2015
ROK Navy Launches New Guided-Missile Frigate to Deter North Korea
Seoul continues to modernize its naval capabilities.
ROK Navy Launches New Guided-Missile Frigate to Deter North Korea
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