New KDX-III Destroyer Commissioned

pyh2008111405270034100_p2Nov. 14, SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s second Aegis destroyer, Yulgok Yi I, is launched at a shipyard operated by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. in Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, on Nov. 14. Defense Minister Lee Sang-hee and other military top brass attended the launching ceremony of the 7,600-ton-class vessel. (Yonhap) (Photo courtesy of Naval Command)

 Back in 2007 when the previous ship of this class was launched, a local newspaper in Korea (Chosun Ilbo) published a spread showing the ship.  I have it here:

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 Although this is in Korean, you can still see the essentials; like the SM-2 missiles, the RAM, the Korean version of the Harpoon, and another air defense missile.

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