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Submarine Intensity Increases in the Far East

Submarine Intensity Increases in the Far East 20 January, 2018

Republic of Korea received ROKS Hong Beom-do submarine, the seventh of KSS-II Class. The platform laid down in March 2016 was built in less than two years.

Submarines, which Type 214 class submarines are arranged according to the needs of the Republic of Korea, are also known as the Son Won-Il Class. Platforms with torpedo guidance and detection system and target tracking system can fire long-range cruise missiles and can lay mines.

The total of nine 65-meter submarines will be built by two shipyards. The first air independent propulsion submarines of the Republic of Korea have 1800 tons displacement and a crew of 40.

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