South Korean Navy Gets New Destroyer
- Industry news
Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction has delivered a new indigenously-built destroyer, the 13th of the PKG-class (guided-missile patrol killer), to the South Korean Navy, the Yonhap News reports.
The Defense Acquisition Program Administration said that the 450-ton destroyer will join the South Korean Navy missions after two months of deployment.
The destroyer can reach a speed of 40 knots, it is outfitted with anti-ship missiles, 76mm and 40mm guns, and has the ability to accommodate 40 persons onboard.
Naval Today Staff, January 27, 2014; Image: Wikimedia