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C4iSR: Maritime

South Korea to equip KSS-3 class with indigenous submarine combat system

10 October 2017

Key Points

  • South Korea will equip its KSS-3 class submarines with a locally developed combat system
  • Platform will also feature a number of indigenous components including sensors and weapons

South Korea’s class of KSS-3 will be equipped with an indigenous submarine combat system that has been developed by the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), the agency revealed in a statement on 10 October.

An early version of the system, which has been under development since 2012, has been preliminarily cleared by the country’s defence ministry, and will be installed on the KSS-3 programme’s first-of-class. This vessel is currently scheduled for launch in 2018.

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