South Korean navy receives first multipurpose training vessel
The Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) has received a new type of training vessel from local shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) on Dec 29.
HHIC first began constructing the 45 m ship, which has been referred to as a multipurpose training boat (MTB), in July 2015. It has an overall beam of 15 m, and a displacement of 230 tonnes.The platform has a crew complement of 10, and will be used to conduct anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercises, anti-surface gunnery drills, and anti-air missile operations.
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