February 22, 2020

KPA Navy flag ship undergoing radical modernization
Najin-class frigate part of major modernization program, may present credible threat to ROK navy
The Korean People's Army Navy is often said to be rich in numbers, yet operating only old barges left over from the Cold War. This stereotype is reinforced by naval exercises displaying outdated equipment and a bad safety track record, as is testified by the numerous accidents in the past. However, recent news about the Navy's various modernization program and suspected new naval vessels equipped