The UK will offer the Republic of Korea a technology transfer for the LPX-II aircraft carrier project. British naval industry is gearing up to propose technology transfer for the ROK Navy’s LPX-II light aircraft carrier program, as South Korea lacks necessary experience with aircraft carrier design.
If Korea accepts the offer of the Babcock shipyard, London will provide technical information support for aircraft carrier design and integration of the F35B.
The Babcock shipyard is currently part of the KSS-III submarine program developed for the Korean Navy.
The conceptual design of the LPX-II is expected to be completed later this year. The first platform expected to be delivered to the navy in the early 2030s.