11 July 2017

News Story: S. Korean Navy receives new advanced submarine

KSS-11 Son Won-Il U214 Class Submarine
(Image: Wiki Commons)
SEOUL, July 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's Navy took over a new 1,800-ton submarine Monday aimed at beefing up its underwater warfare capability against North Korea, a state arms procurement agency said.

The delivery ceremony of the Yu Gwan-sun submarine was held at the shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. on Geoje Island near the country's southeastern port city of Busan, according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).

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