Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering exports submarine to Indonesia
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering announced on March 17 that it had delivered a 1,400-ton submarine to the PT PAL shipyard in Surabaya, Indonesia.
Previously, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering signed a US $ 1.1 billion contract in Indonesia for the supply of three submarines. The other two were delivered in August 2017 and April 2018 respectively.
The third, ALUGORO, is the first South Korean submarine for export Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering developed alone. It has a total length of 61 meters and is capable of covering a distance of over 37,000 kilometers with 40 crew on board and non-stop in a port.
The third submarine was built in block form in South Korea, then completed and tested in Indonesia with technical assistance from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. With the delivery of the submarine, South Korea has become the fifth largest exporter of submarines in the world behind the United Kingdom, France, Russia and Germany.