South Korea delivered to the U.S. Raytheon Phalanx first set of short-range weapons systems
Raytheon Phalanx short-range weapons systems. Data for: Korean FFX frigate.
network, according to defense experts, April 11, 2011 Raytheon Company has delivered to the South Korean Navy’s first short-range Phalanx weapons system, the system will be equipped with the new “Ulsan -1″ FFX-class frigate The first ship.
direct commercial sales contract calls for the Phalanx Block 1B system will be installed in the 2300 tons in this year’s first frigate ship, which marks the Phalanx system was first used in the South Korean Navy fleet. Raytheon expects the sale will be signed with South Korea and five sets of Phalanx systems contract.
defense Phalanx system to various types of air and surface targets, the South Korean navy ships equipped with high reliability in advanced system, the ship will have excellent self-defense capability.
Phalanx close-in defense weapons systems is a fast launch, computer control, and has the function of the radar-guided gun system that can penetrate the defense system of all the other ships to search for, track and destroy enemy goals.
Korea new FFX frigates will replace the current service, “Ulsan” class frigates and corvettes. “Ulsan-1″ is mainly used for anti-ship, anti-submarine and air defense. (China Research Institute of Shipbuilding Technology and Economy in the red)