Rather than waste its money on nuclear submarines that would provide only a single-dimensional response, South Korea should lock down a superior ASW suite by combining new technologies with existing ROKN platforms to provide multiple mission capabilities for less money, including support by existing maintenance infrastructure.
"Seoul’s Misguided Desire for a Nuclear Submarine,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 74
, Article 6.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol74/iss4/6