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South Korea Begins Assembling KF-X Fighter Jet's First Prototype

September 3, 2020 @ 09:14 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries Co. (KAI) has commenced final assembly of a prototype jet at its assembly line in Sacheon, south of Seoul on Thursday, according to the Defense Acquisition Program...

South Korea sets aside $5.4B for KF-X Jet Project in 2021 Budget

September 2, 2020 @ 08:52 AM

In its 2021 budget, the South Korean Ministry of Defense plans to spend $5.4 billion for the development of indigenous KF-X jet

S Korean Army Retires Bell UH-1H choppers, Locally-Made Surion to Replace Them...

July 27, 2020 @ 06:50 AM

The South Korean Army decommissioned five decades-old UH-1H helicopters with indigenous multi-role Surion rotorcraft ready to take their place. The Army had 129 Bell UH-1H helicopters in service

Korea Aerospace to Supply 20 TA-50 Combat Trainers to S Korean AF...

June 30, 2020 @ 02:40 PM

The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has reached out to Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to provide 20 TA-50 combat trainers for 688 billion won ($575 million). KAI is slated...

Final Assembly of S.Korea’s KF-X Jet by Yearend

June 11, 2020 @ 04:42 AM

The final assembly of South Koreas indigenous fifth-generation fighter KF-X will be completed by the end of this year. On Wednesday, manufacturer Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) said it is currently assembling...

S.Korea May Pick KAI Surion Under Attack Helicopter Procurement

April 22, 2020 @ 08:48 AM

South Koreas arms procurement agency is reportedly favouring “locally-built, cost-effective” Surion marine attack helicopter over western counterparts under its project to procure 24 gunships. Defense Acquistion Programme Administration (DAPA) concluded a...

USAF to Lease KAI T-50As Ahead of Training With T-7As

March 27, 2020 @ 06:55 AM

The United States Air Force is planning to lease T-50A trainers made by Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Lockheed Martin to teach pilots "tactical fighter skills," ahead of beginning training...

S.Korea's Light Civil Helicopter Makes First Flight

December 13, 2019 @ 10:17 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has announced that the first flight ground test of the LCH's (Light Civil Helicopter's) second prototype has been completed. The LCH showed off its first flight performances...

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