Friday, January 21, 2022

Min Cheol Gu

Gu Min-Chul is a defense reporter, covering the Korean defense industrial base and all related issues.
55 Posts

Bird strike blamed in emergency “belly landing” of Korean F-35 jet

A bird strike was the probable cause behind the accident with the Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A jet fighter on Jan. 4, according...

South Korea signs $3B deal with UAE for Cheongung-II missile systems

The Republic of Korea, commonly known as South Korea, announced a multibillion deal to sell Cheongung-II mid-range surface-to-air missile systems to the United Arab...

South Korean F-35 fighters grounded by military after dramatic emergency landing

The South Korean Air Force grounded its entire fleet of F-35A stealth fighters after a heart-stopping incident on Tuesday. A South Korean F-35A fighter jet made an...

Ukraine’s new ominous high-tech drone passes factory test

Ukraine-based Synergy DPE company announced on Friday that its new modular unmanned ground vehicle has passed the next stage of factory tests. As noted by...

South Korea’s arms sales spiked and continue to rise

South Korea’s defense exports hit a new record and jumped to 2.7 percent of the world's total defense exports, according to the Global Defense...

South Korean Army fields new air defense system

The Republic of Korea Army, also known as the South Korean Army, began fielding a new 30mm anti-aircraft defense system called the AAGW (Anti-Aircraft...

South Korea and Australia signs massive self-propelled howitzer deal

South Korean defense giant Hanwha Defense announced on Monday that it has signed a contract to supply and locally produce the AS9 Huntsman Self-Propelled...

Malian army receives newest Chinese mine-resistant vehicles

The Malian Army received its first 6x6 mine-resistant armored vehicles at a handover ceremony at the garrison base of Kati. According to local media, the...

South Korean arms maker reveals new robotic combat vehicle

South Korean arms maker Hanwha Defense is to unveil its new robotic combat vehicle ahead of ADEX 2021 to be held from Oct. 19...

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