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August 25, 2014
South Korea launches fourth of 20 new frigates
Seoul (UPI) Aug 25, 2014
A fourth guided missile frigate for the South Korean Navy has been launched by STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, the Ministry of National Defense announced. The ship, "Gangwon Ham," is one of 20 new frigates planned for the Navy by the mid-2020s and will be delivered to the service next year. Gangwon Ham displaces 2,300-tons and 374 feet in length. It carries 120 sailors, has a maximum speed of as much as 30 knots and will carry a full complement of anti-ship and air defense weapons. Among th ... read more

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