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Korean Air, Airbus sign accord for jet fighter bid

Korean Air, Airbus sign accord for jet fighter bid

Korean Air and European aerospace giant Airbus have signed an agreement to jointly bid for an $8-billion jet fighter project, an airline spokesman said Sunday, pitting them against a team comprised of Lockheed Martin and Korea Aerospace Industries. The project […]


North Korea warns South of ‘most miserable end’

North Korea warns South of ‘most miserable end’

North Korea stepped up its rhetoric against the South Wednesday, warning that its neighbor would face a “most miserable end” if it joined the US in “a war of aggression” against Pyongyang. The threat follows a series of North Korean […]


South Korea Pushing to Export FA-50 Fighter Jets to Peru

FA-50, Korea Aerospace Industries

The South Korean military is seeking to export US$1 billion worth of an indigenous light attack aircraft to Peru, an informed source said Tuesday. “We’ve been pushing to sell 24 units of the FA-50 to Peru, and are planning to […]


Cavalry conducts final flight of Kiowa Warriors, case colors

Kiowa Warrior helicopters

It was a bittersweet day for the Soldiers of the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, with the casing of the unit colors in preparation for an operational deployment to the Korea peninsula and a final flight of the Kiowa Warrior […]


U.S., South Korea Armies to Establish Combined Division

U.S., South Korea Armies to Establish Combined Division

The 2nd Infantry “Warrior” Division is entering a significant phase in its 100-year history. For more than 60 years, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers have stood shoulder-to-shoulder with their South Korean allies on freedom’s frontier keeping the peninsula secure against an […]


South Korea claims Pyongyang has nuclear missiles that could reach US

South Korea claims Pyongyang has nuclear missiles that could reach US

South Korea says its northern neighbor has developed compact nuclear warheads that could reach mainland America. Seoul also alleges Pyongyang shows no signs of stopping its nuclear program and has gained access to tons of weapons-grade plutonium. The South Korean […]


South Korea suspends $1.6 bn deal to upgrade fighter jets

South Korea suspends $1.6 bn deal to upgrade fighter jets

South Korea has suspended a $1.61 billion deal to upgrade its fleet of F-16 fighter jets because of delayed work and cost over-runs, a government agency said Thursday. The US unit of London-based BAE Systems had been chosen over US […]


Korea May Sue BAE Over Jet Upgrade Deal

Korea May Sue BAE Over Jet Upgrade Deal

The government may take legal action against BAE Systems for its failure to implement a KF-16 upgrade at an already agreed upon price. It will seek to force the company to pay any extra costs the upgrade will entail, a […]


U.S., South Korea Reach Agreement for Wartime Control of Forces

U.S., South Korea Reach Agreement for Wartime Control of Forces

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Korean Minister of National Defense Han Min-koo met at the Pentagon today for the 46th Security Consultative Meeting. At the meeting, they agreed to implement South Korea‚Äôs proposal for a conditions-based approach to transferring […]


 
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