Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: South Korea reveals imagery of LPX-II carrier

7th January 2021 - 20:30 GMT | by Mrityunjoy Mazumdar in California

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South Korea has its heart set on a new light aircraft carrier capable of operating F-35B fighters and helicopters.

The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) published a new conceptual image of its planned LPX-II light aircraft carrier that uses the Dokdo-class LPH hull design as a starting point. The image shows a configuration featuring two separate islands like Queen Elizabeth-class carriers, as well as repositioned aircraft lifts ...

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