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  • Fast attack / patrol craft and interceptors


    The Gumdoksuri class of fast attack craft is designed to replace the Republic of Korea Navy's ageing fleet of Sea Dolphin vessels in the coastal ...

  • Rotorcraft


    Designed by the Kamov Design Bureau and built by the Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise, the Ka-27 (export designation Ka-28) entered Soviet service in 1981. It ...

  • Ground - land-based air defence

    Counter-Artillery Detection Radar-II

    South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on 24 April that it had concluded development and successful testing of the Counter-Artillery Detection Radar-II mobile ...

  • Self-propelled artillery rocket launchers

    K239 Chunmoo

    Doosan (now Hanwha Defense) developed the K239 Chunmoo long-range 16-round multicalibre MRL to replace the Doosan K136 Kooryong 130mm 36-round unguided MRL in Republic of ...

  • Ground-launched air defence missiles

    Aegis Ashore

    Aegis Ashore is the first operational land-based version of the Aegis Combat System originally developed by Lockheed Martin for the US Navy. The system is ...

  • Assault rifles, carbines and shotguns


    The Kalashnikov 7.62x39mm AK-47 was the first assault rifle to be developed after the Second World War and met the Soviet requirement for a robust ...

  • Assault rifles, carbines and shotguns


    The 5.45x39mm AK-74 was developed by Kalashnikov in the early 1970s as a replacement for the Soviet Army’s 7.62×39mm AKM assault rifle and it remains ...