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South Korea pushes ahead with sub rescue ship

20th December 2017 - 01:12 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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South Korea is developing a new submarine rescue ship, with the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) declaring that phase one, a required operational capability test, was successfully passed in November.

The auxiliary vessel, referred to as the ASR-II, for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) will displace 5,200t. It ...

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