South Korean Navy adopted the parent class frigate FFX-1 (Incheon). Multipurpose frigate built by Hyundai Heavy Industry and the upcoming should change outdated class corvettes and frigates class Pohang Ulsan, whose responsibility it will be to go and fight against submarines patrolling the coast.
Construction plan to conduct several steps. 1st — 6 ships — the head will just be a Incheon, 2nd — eight ships to be built at the shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, will be built then the third series.
In the first step of construction ships will have a displacement of 2,500 tons, a length of 114 m and a width of 14 meters. Central 114 mm. artillery system is a analogue set on U.S. naval ships. Privacy frigate will consist of PU RIM-116 SAM RAM, also MZAK Phalanx. The frigate will be installed RCC SSM-700K Hae Sung I and in the upcoming plan to install Haesung 8 missiles to strike the shoreline.
It is expected that the ships of the 2nd series will be set to the vertical launch anti-aircraft missiles for long-range and long-range cruise missiles Hyunmoo-3 of its development.