Naval Warfare

South Korea eyes a ‘Lightning carrier’

23rd July 2019 - 15:25 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Rockhampton


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As China begins the build of a planned multi-hull LHD fleet and Japan prepares to operate F-35B fighters from its two newest ‘helicopter destroyers’, the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) is now planning to field an LHD capable of operating short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) fighters towards the end ...

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