Construction started for second Dokdo-class LPH

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. has started construction of the second Dokdo-class Landing Platform Helicopter (LPH) amphibious assault ship.

US Navy 100727-N-6720T-080 The Republic of Korea Navy amphibious landing ship ROKS Dokdo (LPH 6111) is underway in the Sea of Japan with the guided-missile destroyers USS Lassen (DDG 82) and USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93)

A keel-laying ceremony for the 14,500-ton vessel was held on Apr. 28 and the vessel will be launched next year.

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