A340 AEW

Airborne Trip Wires

Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft operating in the Asia Pacific region. From a purely West-centric view-point, it may come as something of a surprise to...
Hanwha-WB C2 contract

Hanwha signs contract with WB Group to equip Chunmoo MRLS with...

Hanwha Aerospace, the largest aerospace and defence group in South Korea, signed a contract on February 22 to purchase command and control (C2) systems...
RoK-Army

South Korean army showcases future force experimentation unit

The Republic of Korea Army (RoKA) has unveiled a new unit called the Army Tiger Demonstration Brigade (ATDB) in a training exercise alongside the...

South Korea steps up military engagements with NATO, US

The South Korean military and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) held their first staff talks in Seoul, the country’s Joint Chiefs of Staff...

KAI partners with Northrop Grumman for maritime VTOL UAV

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) announced in mid-January that it had signed an agreement with Northrop Grumman to develop vertical take-off and landing (VTOL)-capable unmanned...
KAI MC-X multirole cargo transport concept model

UAE partners with South Korea for transport aircraft development

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea for strategic defence industrial cooperation as well as joint...
T-50 Golden Eagle

Egypt aims for local production of South Korean trainer aircraft

Egypt's state-owned Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) announced on 16 January that it has signed an agreement with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) for local...
Dokdo-class vessels

Korean navy helicopter carrier slated for upgrades

The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has awarded a ₩180.8 billion (US$136 million) contract to local shipbuilder HJ Shipbuilding and Construction (HJSC)...
K-9 Thunder self-propelled howitzer.

ROK Extending K-9 Howitzer’s Range

The Republic of Korea’s Agency for Defence Development (ADD) is reportedly investing around US$38 million in a development effort directed at extending the firing...
L-SAM (Long Range Surface to Air Missile)

ROK L-SAM Intercepts Target in Test

The Republic of Korea L-SAM (Long Range Surface to Air Missile) successfully conducted a missile intercept in testing according to local media reports of...

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