POHANG (PCC-766) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Frigates/Corvettes


Country of Origin: South Korea

The POHANG-class corvettes are designed for a range of missions based on their armament. Weapons layouts can be optimized for anti-submarine, anti-ship and anti-aircraft missions. The numbers "0" and "4" are not used in South Korean ship designations because they are considered to be unlucky. ENGINEERING: The first four ships have gas turbines rated at 27,200 hp; the remainder have gas turbines rated at 27,800 hp. The first eight ships use two MTU type 12V956 TB82 diesels rated at...

 

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