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April 9, 2021, 11:36 AM

Korea’s KF-X Fighter Named KF-21 Boramae at Rollout

Korea’s fifth-generation fighter has been developed partly in conjunction with Indonesia, although its continued participation is under question.

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P-8 Poseidon
Mar 15, 2021 - 5:53 AM
The German navy is seeking a replacement for its Lockheed P-3 Orions, which are slated for retirement in 2024.
F-15EX
Mar 12, 2021 - 4:47 AM
Initial production fighters are assigned to the U.S. Air Force's Eglin base for an accelerated test program to get the new Eagle into service in 2024/25.
F-35 Denmark
Mar 10, 2021 - 11:59 AM
Denmark has 27 of the F-35A conventional takeoff and landing versions on order and expects to deploy them from 2023.
KAI Light Attack Helicopter
Mar 5, 2021 - 4:58 AM
The Republic of Korea is in the market for loitering munitions that can be used in manned-unmanned teaming operations.
Boeing Loyal Wingman
Mar 2, 2021 - 5:31 AM
The Airpower Teaming System air vehicle is the first military aircraft to be designed and built in Australia in over five decades.
Raytheon Sentinel
Mar 1, 2021 - 6:30 AM
After a relatively brief yet busy and productive career, the RAF’s Sentinel radar reconnaissance aircraft have been retired.
TAI T629
Feb 27, 2021 - 8:18 PM
Turkish Aerospace Industries expects to fly the new, electric-powered, unmanned T629 attack helicopter later this year.
CH-53K Israel
Feb 26, 2021 - 4:43 AM
Sikorsky’s latest heavylift helicopter has been chosen over the CH-47 to replace first-generation CH-53s in service with the Israeli Air Force.
KC-46 Israel
Feb 24, 2021 - 10:59 AM
An initial order for two Pegasus tankers begins the replacement process for Israel’s elderly Boeing 707-based refuelers.
Boeing F-15EX
Feb 19, 2021 - 1:04 PM
Indonesia’s air force hopes to acquire a new fleet of multi-role fighters, along with tankers, transports, UAVs, air defense radars and AEW aircraft.