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According to information published by the South Korean MoD on April 10, 2023, the South Korean Navy and the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) held a launch ceremony for the new 3,600-ton frigate named ROKS Chungnam (FFG-828) at the Ulsan Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard.

According to a tweet published by Ismail Demir on April 7, 2023, contracts have been signed for three new frigates under the Istanbul Class Frigates, which is a continuation of the MILGEM Project. The frigates will be built simultaneously in three separate private shipyards and delivered to the Turkish Navy within 36 months.

According to information published by the US Navy on April 5, 2023, the CH-53K King Stallion completed five full days and nights of envelope expansion testing at sea in the Atlantic. The aircraft continued testing in a modern naval environment following initial successful sea trials in June 2020.

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