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South Korea readies single-seat FA-50 development

South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) announced in early May a plan to fund the development of a single-seat variant of...
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The Pros and Cons of Joining the Big League of Arms...

South Korea’s rapid rise as a defence manufacturer is resulting in increasingly tougher challenges to its export policy. Although China might be Asia’s top defence...

KF-21 Boramae achieves aerial refuelling milestone

South Korea's indigenous KF-21 Boramae multirole combat aircraft performed its first aerial refuelling trial on 19 March, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced. According...
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KAI expands missile repertoire for KF-21 and FA-50 aircraft with Diehl

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), manufacturer and aircraft authority of the FA-50 light attack and KF-21 Boramae multirole combat aircraft, have signed a Memorandum of...

South Korea accelerates maritime VTOL UAV development

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on 29 January that it will commence development of a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) rotary...
Fly-by and assorted vessels at the conclusion of the naval demonstration. (Andrew Drwiega)

Naval Sector Strong at Malaysia’s LIMA 23 Defence Show

LIMA 23 made a welcome return to the international event circuit boasting a heavy naval presence. Malaysia is one of the nations in the Asia...
KAI KF-21N naval combat aircraft

MBDA and KAI signal greater cooperation

MBDA and Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) have signed an agreement to deepen cooperation, the former announced on 24 November. The latest agreement calls for both...
KF-21 Prototype

Vaulting Ambition

Airframers in the Asia Pacific region are transitioning away from building under license to developing their own platforms. The Asia Pacific region is the home...
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Saab Positions Gripen E for Thailand’s New Fighter Acquisition

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) released a request for proposals (RFP) in October for new fighters. Two of the frontrunners are Saab’s Gripen...
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Air Force Modernisation Gathers Pace

China’s continuing threat to Taiwan and its pressure on islands in the South China Sea, plus North Korea’s long-range missile threats to South Korea...

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