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  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Korea Navy received its fourth and final Cheon Wang Bong-class tank landing ship LST-2 on November 21, the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced. The vessel is named ROKS No Jeok Bong (pennant number 689) and is the third to be delivered by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. The lead ship in […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS Mercy performed a medical evacuation to help a ROK Navy sailor in need of medical attention. The U.S. Navy ship on May 26 received orders from Commander Task Force (CTF) 73 to render medical assistance to a Republic of Korea Navy (ROK-N) submarine in the mid-pacific. Mercy was approximately 18 hours away […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Korea Navy received its seventh Type 214 submarine ‘Hong Beom-do’ in a ceremony held at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan on January 19. The ROK Navy received the submarine less than two years after it was launched in March 2016. The submarine is named after an independence fighter during the colonial […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Korea Navy received its new landing ship on August 1, according to an announcement from the country’s arms procurement agency DAPA. The Hyundai Heavy Industries-built ship is named ‘Cheon Ja Bong’ and is the second of overall four LST ships to be delivered to the Republic of Korea Navy. Cheon Wang Bong, […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Distinguished visitors from the Republic of Korea (ROK) embarked USS George Washington (CVN 73), Oct. 12, to understand the daily operations of an underway aircraft carrier and witness the strengthening interoperability between the U.S. and ROK navies. Mr. Seok-hyun Lee, member of the National Defense Committee of the National Assembly, Democratic Party; and Mr. Ki-ho […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2019

    The US Navy’s 30th Naval Construction Regiment (30 NCR) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Naval Mobile Construction Squadron (NMCRON) 59 have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for mutual exchange and cooperation. Inked in Santa Rita, Guam, on June 26, the agreement is expected to strengthen naval facilities and engineering capabilities between the two […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Republic of Korea Navy launched its ninth Son Won-Il-class (Type 214) submarine in a ceremony at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, on September 7. The submarine was named after ‘Shin Dol-Seok’, a Korean general of the Righteous Armies who fought against the Japanese army in the early 20th century. Shin Dol-Seok is the final of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier returned to its forward-operating port at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, July 26, to conclude the first half of its 2012 patrol. USS George Washington (CVN 73) and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, traveled more than 10,800 nautical miles; conducted exercises and operations with the Japan […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Training & Education

      Sixty Sailors from USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), U.S. 7th Fleet flagship; embarked 7th Fleet staff; and Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy came together as one team participating in a community service (COMSERV) project at a children’s home during a scheduled port visit to Busan, Republic of Korea, Feb. 25 Lt. Donald Baker, Blue […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ssang Yong 2016…a multilateral, amphibious exercise in South Korea that strengthens Marine Corps and Naval integration…view the highlights! See how MSC ships played a crucial role in this exercise. #SsangYong16 #PacificRebalance #MSCdelivers Posted by U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command on Sunday, March 20, 2016 The recently concluded exercise Ssang Yong 16, which took place off […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) arrived in Hong Kong, Feb. 5, for a port visit during a routine patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations. Hopper is deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, and sails with a crew of approximately 300 sailors. While in Hong Kong, Hopper […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]