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Seoul is buying US and Israeli drones
Seoul plans to spend 40 billion won (US$36.5 million) buying three Heron I MALE drones from Israel. The drones will support the frontline corps along the northwestern border with North Korea
North Korean drone incursions drive South Korean air surveillance revamp
In the past week South Korea recovered two unidentified unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) believed to be North Korean spy drones that were not detected...
Rafael Enters as Minority Shareholder in South Korean Telecom company PineTelecom
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems from israel and the South Korean Pine Telecom developer have reached an agreement for Rafael's acquisition of 49% of PineTelecom...
Spike NLOS, Hyumu-2,3 showcased on South Korea’s Parade
South Korea's Armed Forces Day on Tuesday, October 1st, saw the first public display of two new home-grown missiles. The Chosun Ilbo reports. The Country's Hyunmu-3C...
Seoul to Invest US$63 Billion in Strategic Deterrence, Missile Defense
The South Korean defense ministry submitted to the parliament a 214.5 trillion won (US$192.6 billion) budget request for the 2014-2018 fiscal year period. The...
Is The RQ-4 Global Hawk Somewhere In South Korea’s Future?
On 21 December, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress of a possible sale of four Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Block 30(I) Global Hawk UAVs to the Republic of Korea (ROK) for an estimated sale price of $1.2 billion, almost a year after a proposed Global Hawk purchase was postponed by South Korea, due to concerns related to pricing and aircraft performance. Washington’s foot-dragging on the deal has been a major disappointment for South Korean leaders and military commanders.
Boeing Cuts F-15SE Design Feature in Korean Fighter Bid
With The F-35A is still in the developmental stages, the F-22 Raptor cannot be had, the Typhoon is no longer cutting-edge - the Silent Eagle, even without its canted tails, may be the best deal on the table.
South Korea Planning Major Increase in Missile Force
Poised to establish a deterrent missile force of significant size, Seoul is investment of $2.14 billion buying 500-600 Hyunmu-3 series cruise missiles. additional 84 million are to be spent on Harpoon Block II missiles for its submarines.
Seoul is Shopping for Naval ASW Helicopter to Augment its Surface...
South Korea has requested buying eight MH-60R SEAHAWK Multi-Mission Helicopters through the U.S. Foreign Military Sale (FMS), the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified U.S. Congress Tuesday, May 16.
South Korea Buy Two Dassault Surveillance Jets
The South Korean Defense Acquisition and Program Administration (DAPA) announced plans to acquire two French Dassault Aviation Falcon-2000 jets. The new aircraft are expected to be placed in service sometime in 2017 replacing the current Hawker 800RC.