South Korea launches second Dokdo-class helicopter carrier

May 14, 2018 11:15 pm janes.com
South Korea launches second Dokdo-class helicopter carrier

South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) launched the second Dokdo-class landing platform helicopter (LPH) on order for the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) on 14 May, the country's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said in a statement. The launch ceremony for Marado (with pennant number 6112), which is set to be delivered to the RoKN by the end of 2020 following trials, was held at HHIC's facilities…

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