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  • 2 March 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE’s Power Conversion business and Hanwha Aerospace have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) whereby the parties will work together to bring electric propulsion solutions for the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy’s new, six-ship KDDX destroyer program. As explained, the MOU creates Hanwha Aerospace as a single customer to support the ROK Navy with a […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Commander, Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 7 conducted bilateral talks with the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) March 31 – April 2 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The 41st Submarine Warfare Committee Meeting (SWCM) brought together representatives from the U.S. and ROK navies. Rear Adm. William R. Merz, commander, Submarine Group 7, met with Rear Adm. Youn Jeong […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A junior U.S. Navy officer embarked on a Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy ship as part of the newly created Combined Edge junior officer exchange program, December 21-23. Combined Edge was formed to improve combined warfighting integration between the U.S. and ROK navies by allowing U.S. Navy officers to train with ROK sailors on a ROK […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies will participate in Exercise Clear Horizon which is to take place in waters south of the Korean peninsula from November 9-13. Clear Horizon is an annual exercise between the U.S. and ROK navies designed to improve cooperation and capabilities in mine countermeasure operations. Approximately 330 U.S. Navy […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri, currently on operational deployment to North West Pacific region and South China Sea, entered Incheon, ROK on October 23. The ship is likely to remain at Incheon until October 27 for an extensive interaction with the ROK Navy. Indian Naval ships last visited Busan in June 2012. The Indian Navy has […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has awarded communications systems manufacturer eMARINE Global a second contract for the delivery of its warship electronic chart display & information system (WECDIS) for new Republic of Korea Navy patrol ships. In 2018, eMARINE Global delivered on the first phase of this project, installing its innovative […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) is set to join two Canadian Navy frigates for a visit to Jeju-do, Republic of Korea (ROK) on June 20, 2017. Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Dewey will join Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates HMCS Winnipeg (FFH-338) and HMCS Ottawa (FFH-341) for a routine port visit and planning meeting at the […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Schilling Robotics, LLC, experts in subsea systems, announced the order for two (2) 150hp, 3,000m rated HD™ ROV systems from GMB USA, Inc. for delivery to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy. One system will be delivered for their Amphibious Submarine Rescue vessel and the second for their Auxiliary Towing Salvage vessel. This order adds […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Korea Navy decommissioned ROKN ship Pyeongtaek (ATS-27), the last U.S. ship transferred to the ROK Navy, on December 28. Former USS Beaufort (ATS-2), an Edenton-class salvage and rescue ship, joined the U.S. Fleet in 1972 and served 24-years in the Indo-Asia-Pacific before being decommissioned in 1996. One year later, the ship was transferred […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) along with other U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navy ships concluded their participation in Exercise Foal Eagle 2014 (FE 14), March 15.   FE 14 is an umbrella of bi-lateral and joint exercises held annually that strengthens the interoperability and teamwork between U.S. and […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 14, Detachment 1, and Mine Countermeasure Squadron (MCMRON) 7, completed the bilateral mine countermeasures exercise Clear Horizon with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy, November 13. Exercise Clear Horizon is an annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. and ROK navies which focuses on increasing coordination between ships, and aircraft […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea, for a port visit Jan. 21. The ship, which is forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, is currently on a routine patrol and conducting bilateral training with the ROK Navy in waters around the Korean peninsula. Cmdr. Joe Torres, commanding officer of […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During a brief stopover in Salalah, Oman, the Commander of Combined Task Force (CCTF) 151, Rear Admiral Ayhan Bay, visited the Republic of Korea Navy warship ROKS Chungmugong Yisunshin on September 27. Following his visit Rear Admiral Bay welcomed Captain Jae-Man Yoo, the Commanding Officer of ROKS Chungmugong Yisunshin and members of the ship’s crew […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea (ROK) navy diving and salvage experts wrapped up two weeks of advanced training during Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) Korea 2015, March 14. Building on thirty years of partnership since SALVEX Korea began in 1985, approximately 180 U.S. and ROK navy personnel conducted a series of advanced combined salvage operations, both […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) pulled into Busan, South Korea, Oct. 13, three days ahead of announced US and ROK Navy maritime drills. Prior to USS Michigan’s arrival in Busan, another US submarine, the USS Tucson spent time in South Korea at US Fleet Activities Chinhae. The US Navy said the […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies will participate in Exercise Clear Horizon, October 20-24, in waters south of the Korean peninsula. Clear Horizon is an annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. and ROK navies designed to enhance cooperation and improve capabilities in mine countermeasure operations. Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Schilling Robotics, LLC, experts in subsea systems, announced today the order for a new 150hp, 3,000m rated HD™ ROV system from GMB USA, Inc. for delivery to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy. This order reflects the expansion of the ROK Navy’s salvage and rescue operations. The exceptional performance, reliability, and configurability of the […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy ships assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet arrived in the Republic of Korea (ROK) March 4-5 in preparation for the upcoming Foal Eagle exercises with the ROK navy. Members of the ROK navy welcomed the guided-missile destroyers USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and the littoral combat ship […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked 7th Fleet staff departed Busan, Republic of Korea Aug. 30 after conducting joint exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 (UFG 14) with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy during a 17-day port visit.   The exercise enhances combat readiness and interoperability by utilizing cooperative training […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Mustin (DDG 89) and USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) plan on strengthening partnerships with the Republic of Korea navy during a port visit to Busan, Jan 29 – Feb 2. During the port visit, crew members plan to conduct warfighting skills engagements and exchanges with their ROK […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies conducted a successful mine countermeasures exercise March 30 – April 11 as part of Foal Eagle 2015. The bilateral training is designed to increase readiness and interoperability in mine countermeasures operations and enhance theater security cooperation between the two navies. Approximately 300 U.S. Navy personnel assigned to […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies enhanced their combined and joint maritime capabilities after completing a series of drills and exercises ashore and at sea from March 8-31 in support of exercise Foal Eagle 2014.   Exercise Foal Eagle in an umbrella of regularly scheduled, annual exercises that are the culmination of many […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The United States, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Japan will conduct a two-day, trilateral naval exercise June 21 – 22 in the waters south of the Korean peninsula. The exercise will focus on improving interoperability and communications with the ROK navy and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force, which can facilitate cooperative disaster relief […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), participated in Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 15.1, a bilateral training exercise with the Republic of Korea along with the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit March 28 to April 1, 2015. KMEP is an annual combined exercises conducted by […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Korea Navy (ROK Navy) has decommissioned two multipurpose guided missile frigates and one general purpose corvette. The ships in question are the Ulsan-class frigates Masan (FF-955) and Kyeongbuk (FF-956) as well as the Pohang-class corvette Suncheon (PCC-767). All three vessels were retired in a decommissioning ceremony held on December 24, 2019, the […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities

    Republic of Singapore Navy Rear Admiral Ken Cheong, Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF 151), recently visited two Republic of Korea ships while they were anchored at Mina Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi. Rear Admiral Cheong made his first Key Leadership Engagement (KLE) visit to the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) ships Choe Yeong and […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Authorities

    The commander of U.S. 7th Fleet visited the Republic of Korea, Sept. 21 to meet with senior Republic of Korea (ROK) navy leaders and affirm his commitment to the enduring U.S. and ROK alliance. During his first visit to the peninsula since assuming command Sept. 7, Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin met with the commander of […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. and the Republic of Korea (ROK) navies engaged in a mine countermeasures exercise, held March 28 – April 1, as part of exercise Foal Eagle 2016. During the exercise, U.S. and ROK Sailors, including explosive ordnance disposal divers, worked together to practice clearing shipping routes and to conduct training surveys. “Mine warfare is a complex warfare area, […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Bill Byrne, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea, and senior Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy representatives, visited the oceanographic survey ship USNS Henson (T-AGS 63) to further foster the enduring U.S. and ROK partnership Wednesday, Sept. 9. During the event Capt. A.J. Reiss, the commanding officer of the Naval Oceanic Office, spoke about the […]