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Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Colombia commissions ex-South Korean missile corvette

8th January 2021 - 10:45 GMT | by Mrityunjoy Mazumdar in California

Former Pohang-class vessel officially enters Colombian service.

The Colombian Navy commissioned its newest missile corvette ARC Almirante Tono (CM56) on 5 January in a ceremony (pictured) at the ARC Bolivar naval base in Cartagena.

This 88m-long, 1,220t Pohang-class corvette served the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) as ROKS Iksan before being decommissioned in 2018 and ...

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