Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) won a 985.7 billion won ($845 million) contract to supply a single submarine to Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration.
A female Navy servicemember was found dead at her base on Thursday amid the military’s investigation into an allegation that she had been sexually harassed by a senior colleague, the Navy said.
The massive Covid-19 outbreak on the Korean Navy’s Cheonghae unit destroyer may have started with a virus influx while docked at a port near the Gulf of Guinea in late June, authorities said Tuesday.
LIG-Nex1 is likely to be selected as the operator for the localized version of the Close-In Weapon Systems-II (CIWS-II), the development of which is being spearheaded by the Korean government to enhance naval defenses.
The Defense Ministry announced Thursday that it will launch a probe of what led to the Covid-19 outbreak aboard the Munmu the Great destroyer, which infected 271 crewmembers airlifted back to Korea on Tuesday.
Twenty-three additional crewmembers from the 34th contingent of Cheonghae unit tested positive for Covid-19 upon their return to Korea on Tuesday as the military faces criticism for failing to prevent the outbreak on the Munmu the Great destroyer.
After 247 among 301 sailors aboard a Navy destroyer dispatched to eastern Africa were infected with Covid-19 and brought home, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum and Defense Minister Suh Wook apologized on behalf of President Moon Jae-in...
Following a Covid-19 outbreak on a Navy destroyer stationed in eastern Africa that infected an overwhelming majority of the crew, Defense Minister Suh Wook apologized for the military's failure to protect service members overseas.
The worst fears of health experts and military officials came true over the weekend as the Covid-19 outbreak aboard the Munmu the Great destroyer spread to a total 247 crewmembers aboard, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) on Monday.
A Covid-19 outbreak reported aboard a Navy destroyer in the Gulf of Aden has spread to 68 crewmembers, prompting an unprecedented early return of the ship and an airlift of its entire crew back to Korea, according to military officials on Sunday.