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The most silent conventional submarine in the world

During the Falklands/Malvinas war a single Argentine Type 209 managed to elude 15 British frigates and the antisubmarine carriers. The San Luis maneuvered into torpedo range of the British fleet and launched three torpedoes, although all three shots were unsuccessful.....
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ROK NAVY TYPE209 CHANGBOGO CLASS SUBMARINE

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A damaged SK patrol boat is returnning from battle area [ June 15,1999 ]

SK ship left, is in pursuit of NK ship which is running away, driven by a bump and push tactic of SK vessel [June 15,1999, Korea Times news ]

[June 15,1999]Minute-to Minute situation S-N Clash
[June.15,1999]S-N Korean warship exchange gunfire
[June.14,1999]N.K naval boats cross sea border again
[June.12,1999]South Korean naval ships butt intruding N.K boats
[June.10,1999]Navy launches 8th Korean made submarine at Koje
[June.10,1999]South, North Korean navy boats collide as armed standoff renewed
[May 21,1999][Editorial] Scoping out Russian submarines
[May 20,1999]Seoul decides to buy 3 Russian submarines


ROK established a submarine service in 1992, with badges for officers (gold) and enlisted (silver). There are two versions of each in existance, one earlier version with a sub and yin-yang symbol centered between two dolphins facing inward and a later version with dolphins facing outward with a centered German style sub over them sub (bow on). Above is a earlier version.
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