February 25, 2024

South Korean navy receives new ASW helicopters

Anti-submarine warfare capability critical to counter North Korean sub threat

The South Korea Navy received its first four Wildcat ASW helicopters on Monday, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported.

The Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy took delivery of four AW159 Wildcat helicopters from British-Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland, with four more expected by the end of 2016.