Two S.Korean naval ships start four-day visit to central Vietnam

By Nguyen Dong   September 19, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

The visit aims to bolster ties between the two countries to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations.

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South Korean naval ships the Roks Kang Gam Chan (DDH-979) and the Roks Hwacheon (AOE-59) docked at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang on Monday. The Roks Hwacheon is a logistics ship that provides oil and food. It measures 134 meters long and has a crew of 289.

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Destroyer Roks Kang Gam Chan is 150 meters long with a crew of 344.

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South Korean sailors.

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The radar system...

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…and anti-ballistic missiles on the Roks Kang Gam Chan.

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The missile and torpedo systems...

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..and a mounted gun on the deck of the destroyer.

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Lifeboats on the ship.

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Both ships have helipads.

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South Korean sailors take part in a flag ceremony on their arrival in Da Nang. They will meet with the city’s authorities and naval forces, and visit poor children at charity centers.

 
 
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