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  • 3 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea (ROK), for a port visit Sept. 27. Mustin is currently on patrol in the 7th fleet area of operations supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Mustin is visiting Pyeongtaek for planning conferences and meetings with the […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70; Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15; and Republic of Korea navy (ROKN) Maritime Task Flotilla (MTF) 7 held a Composite Warfare Committee (CWC) to improve combined warfighting skills and strengthen the U.S. and ROKN alliance, Feb. 17-20.   Air defense, ballistic missile defense, anti-submarine warfare (ASW),surface warfare, tactical data links, and […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Industry news

    Thales has been awarded a contract to supply minesweeping equipment for the Republic of Korea Navy’s (ROKN) new Mine Sweeper Hunters. The contract signed with ITT Corporation (now ITT Exelis) is for the supply of three ship sets of Advanced Acoustic Generators (AAGs) from Thales in Australia. These will be provided by ITT Exelis to […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After North Korea conducted live-fire exercises ahead of the arrival of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, the U.S. Navy announced it was exercising with navies from both Japan and South Korea. The U.S. Navy said its ships were conducting simultaneous bilateral maritime exercises with the Republic of Korea Navy and with the Japan Maritime […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In response to recent North Korean provocations, the U.S. and Republic of Korea navies (ROKN) joined forces to stage a naval drill East of the Korean Peninsula and send the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “a strong message of unified resolve against continuing acts of aggression”. On September 26, U.S. Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG […]

  • 26 November 2014

    U.S. Commander, Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 7 conducted bilateral talks with the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Nov. 24-26 at Chinhae, Republic of Korea (ROK). The 40th Submarine Warfare Committee Meeting (SWCM) brought together representatives from the U.S. and ROK navies. SWCM is a semi-annual flag conference between COMSUBGRU 7 and commander, Submarine Flotilla (COMSUBFLOT) 9. […]

  • 3 May 2016

    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 […]

  • 5 June 2014

    The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) will decommission a Pohang-class corvette (PCC) by year end for donation to the Philippine Navy, yet another sign of the two countries’ growing defense cooperation, according to the Philippine Embassy in Seoul.   Defense Secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin said the warship follows the acceptance by the Armed Forces of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Oceanographer of the Navy and Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet signed an amendment extending a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Republic of Korea navy (ROKN), July 25, shortly following a meeting with ROKN CNO Adm. Jung, Ho-sub. The agreement allows for the U.S. Navy to continue cooperating with the […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy will join allied and partner navies from Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Singapore in the multi-national Pacific Reach 2013 exercise from Sept. 20-27, 2013. Pacific Reach (PACREACH) 2013 is a multi-national exercise for submarine rescue training that involves bottoming a submarine and conducting closed-hatch rescue with multiple […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indra will equip two new submarines of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) with its electronic defense system PEGASO.   These submarines are part of the third phase of the submarine acquisition program started by the ROKN in the 90’s. New submarines will be designed and developed in South Korea and will incorporate significant improvements. […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN), Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and U.S. Navy (USN) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) participated in a post Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multilateral exercise in the Hawaii operating area August 5-9. Participating maritime units included U.S. Navy […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) participated in a trilateral exercise off the coast of Busan, South Korea, with the French and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies May 31.   The exercise, designed to boost interoperability and bolster partnerships in the Pacific, consisted of tactical maneuvering drills, non-maneuvering voice drills, and […]

  • 13 September 2016

    The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) helped U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) conduct an emergency medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) of a sailor in need of medical attention on September 11. At approximately 11 a.m., Decatur notified Commander, Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 15 that a sailor on board required MEDEVAC. Decatur was over a hundred miles from shore and […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The Anzac Class Guided Missile Frigate, HMAS Ballarat, continues its North East Asian deployment after completing a successful exercise with the Chinese Navy it will conduct a port visit and exercise with the Republic of Korea. After a short port visit to the city of Busan, HMAS Ballarat will participate in the inaugural bilateral maritime […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    SEASNavy engineering control system (ECS) has been delivered to the Republic of Korea Navy’s (RoKN) first of eight Daegu-class frigates (FFX-II), Fincantieri said.  The ECS — a suite of software subsystems for the integrated platform management — has been delivered by Seastema, a Fincantieri company specialized in integrated automation and control systems, in partnership with the Korean […]

  • 17 March 2020

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has secured a KRW 400 billion (about USD 325 million) deal to construct one frigate for the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN). HHI signed the contract for the design and construction of the vessel with the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) on March 16, 2020. As informed, […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) returned to its forward-deployed base at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, on May 28. Stethem departed Yokosuka in January to begin its 2017 patrol in the Western Pacific. “Over the past four months, our operations provided maritime presence in the Indo-Asia Pacific region and strengthened our […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Commander, Maritime Task Flotilla (MTF) 7 Rear Adm. Kim Jong-Il, and members of his staff, embarked the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS Shiloh (CG 67) as part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) for five […]

  • 22 February 2016

    The U.S. Navy representative in South Korea officially opened its headquarters in Busan, Korea on February 19. Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and thereby marked the start of what the U.S. Navy called “a new era of U.S. and Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) alliance”. The ceremony, attended by […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy ships centered around the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan began a series of exercises with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy to strengthen maritime interoperability and tactics, techniques and procedures. The drill started October 10 and will continue until October 15. “This exercise is yet another example of the strength and resolve of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Exercise Fortune Guard 2014 participants embarked U.S. Navy fleet replenishment oiler, USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187) for the live exercise (LIVEX) at sea, Aug. 6.   The LIVEX showcased U.S. and Asia-Pacific Exercise Rotation (APER) partners’ military, customs/law enforcement identification, seizure and disposition capabilities. Participants were divided into groups to observe various aspects of […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Sixteen new-build Patrol Boats for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) will be powered by Caterpillar Marine’s Cat® power solutions. Each Patrol Boat will be equipped with two Cat C32 main propulsion diesel engines and two Cat C9 ship service diesel generators. The first Patrol Boats will be constructed at the Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Korea Navy conducted five SM-2 surface-to-air missile test flights in back-to-back exercises this summer, missile manufacturer Raytheon announced. ROKN fired two Block IIIA missiles in an initial exercise to test the missiles’ advanced semi-active radar seeker technology. During a second exercise, the navy destroyed three aerial threats using the Block IIIB variant. […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Training & Education

    I am honoured to welcome our partners on this historic occasion, said Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). This visit will offer a valuable opportunity for the Royal Canadian Navy to renew friendships and strengthen the ties between our two navies. The ROKN ships, Hwa-Cheon and Dae Jo Yeong, with 630 Korean sailors […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of SM-2 Block IIIB Standard missiles, containers and support to the Republic of Korea. Estimated cost of the equipment South Korea might acquire is $65 million with Raytheon as the principal contractor. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible […]