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  • DDH-978 ROKS Wang Geon

    KR Republic of Korea Navy




    2006 to present    


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    History of KR DDH-978 ROKS Wang Geon

    2005-mayLaunched
    2006-novCommissioned
    2013-octDeploymentoperating in the Gulf as part of CTF 151

    Specifications

       

        from Chungmugong Yi Sun Shin (KDX-II) class
    200crew
    4800full load (tn)
    150length (m)
    17beam (m)
    5draught (m)
    2Naval Engine diesel - MTU
    2Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500
    2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODOG
    1Missile Launcher Mk 41 VLS
    2Torpedo Launchers Mk 32 triple-tube 324mm
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
    1Naval Radar surface search radar MW08
    2Naval Radar fire direction radar STIR 240

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    KR ROK Navy Westland Lynx 11


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    KR Hyundai, Jeonha Dong



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