Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering reportedly has won bids to build four 35,000-ton support tankers for the British Royal Navy, an order worth $700m, according to a report on http://english.chosun.com.
This is third-largest order ever recorded in Korea
's defense-related exports, following an order for $1.08b worth of submarines from Indonesia
, and another for K-9 self-propelled artillery from Turkey worth
$1 billion. It is also significant in that it was an export deal to Britain, which built the world's first modern warships.