South Korean navy receives second FFX-II-class guided-missile frigate

by Gabriel Dominguez

The Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) has received the second of eight Daegu (FFX-II)-class guided-missile frigates on order for the service, according to a statement issued on 31 December 2020 by South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).

Named Gyeongnam (with pennant number 819), the 122 m-long ship was handed over by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME), which also built first-of-class ROKS Daegu (818) and is also building the fifth and sixth frigates of the class. The remaining four ships of the class are being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).

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The Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) has received the second of eight Daegu (FFX-II)-class guided-missi...

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