October 17, 2021
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Building strength
Qinetiq to support ROK submarine program

QinetiQ Maritime has secured a contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd (DSME), to support the development of the Republic of Korea submarine program. QinetiQ will be conducting submarine free-running model tests, which will include building the submarine model and testing it in its Ocean Basin in Gosport, UK. QinetiQ will also be running deep water tests at a separate location.

DSME was selected to build two 3000 ton class conventional submarines by the Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration. The project, called Jangbogo-III, will have Korean shipyards build these next-generation submarines for the Korean Nav

QinetiQ has an unrivalled knowledge and experience in the field of submarine maneuvering and control performance, design, optimization. Its services are underpinned by an investment in facilities and equipment valued at more than £100 million. QinetiQ provides solutions throughout the lifecycle, from concept design, manufacture, to in-service and disposal. This includes planning and acquisition, safety an
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