South Korean defence news
Seoul has so far invested billions of dollars in the development and production of the tank, however, expectations that it will be a "catalyst" for the Korean military-industrial complex may change significantly.
According to the South Korean concern Hanhwa Defense, work has begun on a new version of the K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzer with an unmanned turret. State research on this variant, designated K9A2, is expected to begin later this year
Turkey already had to have a "local" main battle tank, but this has never happened in recent months. The Altay tank is stuck in a quagmire of technological problems and is panicking for help from South Korea to provide technological solutions.
Preparing for the threats of today, but also of tomorrow, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) has been systematically investing in a number of missile systems for years - both for the defense of its territory and for a precise attack on the enemy.
The purchase of machines of this type by Seoul was dictated by the desire to increase the ability to carry out intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) tasks in the area of the Korean Peninsula.
Korea plans to purchase over a dozen different models of military equipment in the coming months. Among them, there are various types of UAV and land unmanned systems to be designed and manufactured by the domestic industry
South Korea launches mass production of a self-developed 120mm self-propelled mortar system based on an M113 tracked armored personnel carrier, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Defense Procurement Administration of the Republic's Defense Ministry (DAPA).
An ambitious plan to develop its own air defense system has been launched in South Korea and is expected to be implemented within the next five years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
South Korean company Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) published a photo of a partially assembled fuselage of the first flight prototype of the promising KF-X fighter, which has been developed in the interests of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic since 2016
The Ministry of Association of the Republic of Korea confirmed today, June 16, earlier information that an inter-Korean communications office was blown up in the North Korean city of Kaesong, Yonhap reports, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
In South Korea, the selection process for high-precision munitions and guidance kits for equipping the promising multi-purpose fighter KF-X (Korean Fighter eXperimental) has completed
Army General Lim Kwan Il allegedly succeeded Chiang Kil Sung as head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the DPRK Armed Forces. This was reported by the South Korean agency "Ronhap".
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Korea of (120) AIM-120C-7/C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: South Korea Unveils 5th Generation Fighter Jet Also included in the order are containers; weapon support!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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. !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…