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  • 16 February 2016
    Authorities

    Operation Atalanta flagship, ITS Carabiniere, and South Korean warship, ROKS Choi Young, met in the Indian Ocean on February 10, 2016. After being welcomed on board ROKS Choi Young, Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Barbieri, was given a tour by the Task Group Commander, Captain An, Sang Min. At the same time, a South […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Authorities

    Republic of Korea Navy destroyer Choi Young officially joined operation Atalanta welcoming aboard the operation’s Force Commander, Rear Admiral Rafael Fernández-Pintado Muñoz-Rojas during a joint counter-piracy patrol off the coast of Somalia. The Chungmugong Yi Sun-sin-class destroyer joined EU NAVFOR warships in the fight to prevent acts of piracy off the coast of Somalia. The contribution […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The South Korean Navy destroyer ROKS Choi Young has finished a joint exercise with the Ukrainian Navy frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyi in the Gulf of Aden.   This was the first time in the history of the Ukrainian Navy to conduct an exercise with the South Korean Navy. The primary goal of the exercise was to […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Republic of Korea Navy destroyer ROKS Choi Young will be joining operation Atalanta, an EU-led counter-piracy mission off the coast of Somalia, in March this year. The Chungmugong Yi Sun-sin-class destroyer will work with EU NAVFOR warships to prevent acts of piracy that plagued the waters off the coast of Somalia just a few years ago. The […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A South Korean Navy ship already patrolling the Horn of Africa as part of an EU-led task force was sent to participate in an international anti-piracy drill that took place in the Gulf of Aden. The Chungmugong Yi Sun-sin-class destroyer ROKS Choe Yeong joined U.S., Japanese and Royal Navy warships in exercises that took place on April 20. […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Combined Maritime Task Force 151 (CTF151) recently took part in Counter Piracy training operations with the Operation Atalanta flagship ITS Carabiniere in the Gulf of Aden. Pakistan Naval ship PNS Saif and Republic of Korea ship ROK Choi Young joined the Italian frigate to conduct counter piracy training operations in order to strengthen working relationships. The ships worked […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Wednesday, 20 November 2013, NATO`s Operation OCEAN SHIELD flagship HNoMS FRIDTJOF NANSEN conducted boarding and medical exercises together with the flagship of ROK Escort Task Group, ROKS CHOI YOUNG. Boarding teams from both ships simulated boarding NANSEN, providing important insight into each other’s procedures to target the challenges in boarding operations. The exercise further […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy – Cruise Training Task Group sailed into Garden Island, Sydney on 6 October, for a four day port visit. Under the command of Rear Admiral Chun Jungsoo, ROK Ships Choi Young (DDH-981) and Cheonji (AOE-57) exercised with with Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Arunta off the coast before coming […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Authorities

    On Saturday, 2 November 2013, NATO`s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD flagship, HNoMS FRIDTJOF NANSEN, hosted a visit from the Republic of Korea Escort Task Group, which is also conducting counter-piracy operations in the area. Captain Sung Mok Choi, Commander of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Naval Escort Task Group and Commanding Officer of ROK ship […]

  • 14 November 2014
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    Two Korean Naval ships, Choi Young and Cheonji, paid a visit to the Sri Lankan Port of Colombo on 11th November 2014. The ships belongs to the South Korean Navy’s Cruise Training Task Group (CTTG) commanded by Rear Admiral Chun Jungsoo. Commander of the Cruise Training Task Group (CTTG) accompanied by Ships’ Commanding Officers paid a […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returned to Yokosuka, Japan, Sept. 4 after concluding its participation in Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012 (UFG12). As a part of UFG12, Blue Ridge visited Hakata, Japan as well as Busan, Pyeongtaek, and Chinhae, Republic of Korea (ROK), demonstrating combined interoperability and enhancing combat readiness between ROK […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Friday 4 July 2014 Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen, who is the Force Commander of the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia, met with his counterpart, Rear Admiral Cho Young-joo from the Combined Task Force 151.   During the meeting, which took place on board the Republic of Korea Ship (ROKS) […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and ships assigned to its carrier strike group joined South Korean Navy ships for extensive maritime exercises on Sunday. According to South Korean news agency Yonhap, some 60 ships and submarines are taking part in the drill. The exercises will consist of a routine bilateral training, subject matter expert exchanges, anti-submarine and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Chairman of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Choi, Yoon-hee visited the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) March 16 during the ship’s inaugural port visit to Busan. While on board Fort Worth, Choi toured the ship and gained a better understanding of how the U.S. Navy is expanding […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Authorities

    Republic of Korea Navy destroyer ROKS Sea Jo Young has joined the European Union-led counter-piracy operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia. ROKS Dae Jo Young is a Sun-sin class destroyer and was launched in November 2003. Equipped with the latest military and surveillance technology, she is perfectly suited to counter-piracy operations. The deployment of ROKS […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) visited the Republic of Korea (ROK) Dec. 8-9 to meet with Sailors, Marines, and senior leaders to reaffirm the Department of the Navy’s strong commitment to the U.S. and ROK alliance. During his visit, Secretary Ray Mabus met with Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to the ROK, Han Min-koo, […]

  • 21 March 2011

      A South Korean destroyer was heading back to Libya to help in the evacuations of South Korean nationals, after Western countries launched mi… (yonhapnews) [mappress] Source: yonhapnews,March 21, 2011;

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from Expeditionary Strike Group Seven (ESG 7) and the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3d MEB), along with their counterparts from the Republic of Korea (ROK), wrapped up exercise Ssang Yong 2014, April 5.   Ssang Yong, Korean for “twin dragons,” is an annual, bilateral amphibious assault exercise conducted in the U.S. 7th […]

  • 25 February 2011

    Korea urgently dispatched the 4,500-ton Choi Young KDX-II destroyer, which is carrying out anti-piracy duties in the Gulf of Aden, to waters… (chosun) [mappress] Source: chosun, February 25, 2011; 

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Soldiers from the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and Republic of Korea, along with the Bonhomme Richards strike group and ROK Navy vessels started exercise Sang Yong 16 in the Republic of Korea on March 9. Ssang Yong, which translates to “Twin Dragons,” is a biennial combined exercise conducted by Navy and Marine Corps forces with the […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group departed White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa March 25 to participate in Exercise Ssang Yong 2014.   U.S. Marines and Sailors of the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) and Amphibious Force Seventh Fleet will participate in Exercise Ssang Yong 2014 in the Republic of Korea (ROK) with the ROK Navy and […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    UK-based underwater systems developer JFD has received a “multi-million pound” contract for the design and build of a deep search and rescue vehicle (DSRV) for the Republic of Korea Navy. The contract for the delivery of a DSRV for the ROK Navy’s new submarine rescue ship was awarded by South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 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 […]