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Raytheon Plans to Produce Identification Systems for the Korean Military

ABERDEEN, (BM) - Raytheon Company and Hanwha Systems signed a technical cooperation agreement to produce Identification Friend or Foe Mode 5 systems for the Korean military, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: F-35s Will Replace South Korean F-16 in Near Future Mode 5 IFF systems allow operators to positively identify friendly

F-35s Will Replace South Korean F-16 in Near Future

SEOUL, (BM) - The U.S. military plans to begin rotating F-35 stealth fighters into South Korea starting in a few years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according a South Korean newspaper report. The American planes would join a growing fleet of South Korean F-35s. The U.S. Air Force is already practicing employing the F-35s in a war with North

Republic of Korea Buys MK 54 All Up Round Lightweight Torpedoes

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea of thirty-one (31) MK 54 All Up Round lightweight torpedoes with support for an estimated cost of $72 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: South Korea Buys MH-60R Seahawk Multimission Naval

South Korea Buys MH-60R Seahawk Multimission Naval Helicopter Totaling $800M

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea of MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters with support for an estimated cost of $800 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: South Korea Buys RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk Remotely Piloted Aircraft Totaling $950M

South Korea Buys RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk Remotely Piloted Aircraft Totaling $950M

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea of Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for RQ-4 Block 30 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPS) for an estimated cost of $950 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: South Korea Buys U.S. Missiles for $314

South Korea Buys U.S. Missiles for $314 Million, Japan Also Wants to Buy

SEOUL, South Korea (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million (£247 million) in possible sales of air defence missiles to South Korea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. South Korea, a key Asian ally of the United States, asked to buy up to 94 SM-2 missiles used by ships against air threats,

The First Airbus A330 MRTT Was Delivered to the Air Force of the Republic of Korea

BUSAN, the Republic of Korea (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The global leader in aeronautics, space and related services, Airbus, announced on 30th January 2019 (Wednesday) that the first aerial refuelling A330 MRTT (Multi Role Tanker Transport) was delivered to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Executive

The Vigilant Ace 2018 Military Exercise Cancelled

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The upcoming scheduled Vigilant Ace 2018 allied joint military exercise has been cancelled and that decision was jointly approved by the U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo. That was announced by the United States Department of Defense on Friday, 19th…

South Korea Will Counter Ballistic Missile Threats by Ship-Based Interceptors

SEOUL, South Korea (BulgarianMilitary.com) — South Korea will counter ballistic missile threats from North Korea by ship-based SM-3 (Standard Missile – 3) interceptors as revealed by a top commander of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) on 12th Ocotber 2018, learned BulgarianMilitary.com In response to a lawmaker’s question about the SM-3 missile…

Saab Announces a Contract with South Korea

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On 24th September 2018 the Swedish company Saab announced its newly signed contract with South Korea’s Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) for supporting of the Arthur Weapon Locating System, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Saab Will Continue to Provide Logistical Support for the…

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