South Korea once again ordered six German-made 214 AIP submarines (Photos)
Korean German self-assembly of conventional power system 214 AIP submarines
South Korean Navy’s first submarine ship 214 million at Sun, according to defense experts, has been in service
Network 2009 January 7, reported in December 2008, South Korea and German HDW shipyard and MarineForce International (MFI) signed a 214-type submarines ordered six of the contract. The contract is in the HDW/MFI Union and South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) signed between.
This is the second batch of submarines ordered by South Korea. South Korean shipyards in the study of the country after ordering, DAPA Daewoo shipyard selected to build the second batch of the first submarine boat. The second boat of the order contract is expected to be completed by summer 2009. All six submarines will be equipped with fuel cell-based does not depend on air propulsion system.
South Korean Navy’s submarine is the second batch of 214 in the first three submarines on the basis of design development. New submarine design is almost the same as the first submarine, the first submarine in 2000 ordered. All three are in the Hyundai Heavy Industries construction. The first of the two boats have been set in 2007 and delivered in 2008 South Korean Navy. Contract further laid the Thyssen Krupp Group `non-nuclear submarines in the world market position. (China Research Institute of Shipbuilding Technology and Economy Information Center in Red China Ship YANG Sook)
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