South Korea—Daejeon Frigate Launched In Geoje

Yonhap | 05/04/2021

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has launched the fifth Incheon-class Batch II frigate for the South Korean navy, reports the Yonhap news agency (Seoul). The Daejeon was launched on Monday during a ceremony at DSME's Okpo shipyard on the southern island of Geoje. The Daejeon features several anti-submarine warfare enhancements over previous Batch II frigates, including a towed array and a long-range antisubmarine torpedo. The frigate is expected to be handed over...

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