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October 15, 2019, 9:36 AM

ADEX 2019: KAI Unveils KF-X Mockup, New Surion Variants

South Korea’s fifth-generation fighter program recently completed a major milestone with the passing of its critical design review.

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Oct 19, 2019 - 8:22 PM
The USAF has announced its long-awaited adversary and JTAC training contracts that will significantly expand the size of the civilian-operated fleet
Oct 18, 2019 - 10:26 PM
The Kowsar-88/Yasin is a new trainer design that draws to a considerable extent on components raided or reverse-engineered from the Northrop F-5
Lignex 1’s Long-Range Air-to-Ground Missile
Oct 17, 2019 - 9:45 PM
The 2019 ADEX show revealed new Korean defense programs while the nation looks to acquire further high-end systems from overseas.
men in front of helicopter
Oct 16, 2019 - 8:07 AM
The first USAF helicopter pilot class using virtual reality graduated six weeks early.
Oct 15, 2019 - 8:21 PM
Buying the Texan II would significantly enhance Tunisia’s training capabilities, as well as further strengthen Tunisia’s relations with Washington.
ISTAR-K
Oct 15, 2019 - 7:32 PM
Korean Air and Raytheon are proposing to modify the Bombardier Global 6500 business jet to meet a RoKAF requirement.
Raider X in flight
Oct 15, 2019 - 11:13 AM
Sikorsky is proposing the "Raider X" compound helicopter for the Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft.
KF-X
Oct 15, 2019 - 9:36 AM
South Korea’s fifth-generation fighter program recently completed a major milestone with the passing of its critical design review.
Russian Helicopters
Oct 15, 2019 - 9:08 AM
The selection of Mil’s design to form the basis of a new high-speed combat helicopter was the catalyst for a merger of the two rotary-wing design bureaus.
F-35A on ramp
Oct 11, 2019 - 10:02 PM
The Republic of Korea is to buy 20 more F-35 stealth fighters, but the exact nature of the requirement remains a source for debate.