NAVAL PROJECTS

HHI has launched 4th LST at Ulsan Shipyard

The 4,500-ton ship was launched at HHI’s Ulsan shipyard in November 2. The vessel is named “Nojeokbong” and will be delivered to the navy in November 2018.

According to specifications provided by HHI, the class has a standard displacement of 4,900 tonnes and a crew of 120.

Each of the vessels can carry landing craft, tanks, Korea amphibious assault vehicles, and up to 300 fully-equipped soldiers, and features a flight deck that can take up to two helicopters, including the UH-60A.

 

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