SEOUL, (BM) – On the international aerospace exhibition in Seoul, South Korean manufacturers have introduced full-size mock-looking aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar.
Particular attention has attracted a full-size mock-up of the fifth generation of South Korean fighter, designated by the name of the program – KF-X.
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It may be noted that the layout perspective combat vehicle, which in the future plan to the Air Force of the Republic of Korea, is a kind of combination of the American version of the F-22 and F-35. We visited the exhibition called the plane “a clone of US fighters.” Moreover, its size is somewhat smaller than that of American fighters. For example, if the length of the F-35 is more than 15 meters, then presented in Seoul at the exhibition layout (and the producers insist that it is a full-size) has a length of 13.45 cm.
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You can see the arms and layout on the layout promising fighter who, after implementation of the program will turn into a real weapon, For KF-X. Weapons are placed on the external load, thus it stated that some types of missiles will be located in the inner compartment of the aircraft.
It is planned that the multi-role fighter of the 5th generation of KF-X is single.
The program is implemented in co-operation of South Korean manufacturers and their Indonesian partners. In this case, the main technological capacity to create the fifth-generation fighter is promising to Korea.
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The Republic of Korea noted that these fighters may be put into service after 2025. However, in 2020 it is planned to complete the creation of the South Korean 4 ++ generation fighter.
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