Arrival and Departs of Korean Navy guided-missile destroyer Sejong the Great (DDG 991)

Published on August 1, 2016 by

Republic of Korea Navy guided-missile destroyer Sejong the Great (DDG 991) arrival and departure at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for Rim of the Pacific 2016.

The Sejong the Great-class destroyers (Sejongdaewang-Ham or Hangul: 세종대왕급 구축함, Hanja: 世宗大王級驅逐艦), also known as KD-III, are three guided missile destroyers of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN). Fixed weapons will include BAE’s 5-inch/ 127mm MK45 Mod 4 naval gun, a pair of 324mm triple torpedo mounts in KMK 32 configuration, a Raytheon RIM-116B Rolling Airframe Missile Block 1 for short-range air defense, and a 30mm Thales “Goalkeeper” CIWS system for close-in defense against aircraft and boats.



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