South Korean Navy Assigns Wildcats To Incheon Class Frigates

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BEIJING, SEOUL—The South Korean navy will assign its eight Leonardo AW159 Wildcat helicopters to Incheon-class frigates, bolstering a group of ships that have only modest anti-submarine capabilities. Crews of the second batch of four Wildcats, delivered in November 2016, are ready for deployment...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

Kim Minseok

Kim Minseok covers South Korean defense. He has worked as a journalist for South Korean military magazines Military Review and Defense Times. Mr Kim is also a research fellow at the Korea Defense and Security Forum, a think tank.

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