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IMDEX Asia: South Korea constructing second LPH

14th May 2017 - 09:44 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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A keel-laying ceremony was held on 28 April for South Korea's second Dokdo-class landing platform helicopter (LPH). Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) is constructing the 14,500t vessel in Busan.

The new LPH, expected to launch in April 2018 as ROKS Marado, will measure 199.4m in ...

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