SOME DOUBT PROGRAMS STRATEGIC RATIONALE TECHNICAL POLITICAL HURDLES REMAIN

THE SOUTH KOREAN HUNTER-KILLER SUBMARINE, BUILT WITH US HELP, HAS BEEN SUBMERGED FOR SIX MONTHS.

REPORTS INDICATE THE VESSELS WILL BE BUILT IN SOUTH KOREAN SHIPYARDS BUT BASED ON US DESIGNS AND TECHNOLOGY.

South Korea's Navy currently maintains a force of 15 diesel-powered submarines.
The South Korean hunter-killer submarine, built with US help, has been submerged for six months.
Reports indicate the vessels will be built in South Korean shipyards but based on US designs and technology.

The date is June 2022. A gunmetal gray nuclear submarine sits silently on the ocean floor, 100 kilometers off North Korea’s Mayang-Do Naval Base at Sinpo, in the Sea of Japan. The South Korean hunter-killer submarine,...

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