Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Topic: Republic of Korea (South Korea)

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 to officials. South Korea's...

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 Emirates. Yonhap on Jan....

US Army’s latest version of Apache helicopter deploy to Korea

The U.S. Army last month deployed the latest version of the Apache helicopter to Osan Air Base, South Korea. According to a recent service news release, the 4th...

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 emergency landing during...

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 Market Yearbook 2021...

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 Gun Wheeled Vehicle...

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 Howitzer and AS10...

Turkey takes a big step to beginning production of Altay tank

Turkey and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) signed a military cooperation agreement to provide a Korean-made engine for the Turkish Altay main battle tank program. Minister of...

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