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South Korea’s first dedicated MilSat nears launch

A military communications satellite that Airbus Defence and Space built for the Republic of Korea (RoK, or South Korea) armed forces has been flown...
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USAF Global Hawk begins Japan rotation

The US Air Force (USAF) has deployed a Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from Guam’s...
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ECA Group awarded around 4 M€ contract from South Korea Navy

ECA GROUP is once again awarded the supply of steering and diving consoles for South Korea Navy's 1st submarine of JANGBOGO III (Batch II),...
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South Korea KDDX programme kicks off

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has commenced bidding processes for the basic design a new guided missile destroyer for the Republic of...
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South Korea pushes local industries with new KDDX announcement, says GlobalData

Following today’s (29 May 2020) news that South Korea announced the basic design bidding for the next Korean Destroyer (KDDX); Mathew George, Ph.D., Aerospace...
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Ballistic Missile Shields

Obtaining a ballistic missile defence capability adds another layer to a nation’s nuclear and/or conventional deterrence. On 30 August at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall...
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South Korea’s KF-X programme to benefit from local industry boost

The South Korean government will increase funding support to homegrown defence companies that produce indigenous components for major platforms and weapon systems, with the...
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South Korea cuts 2020 defence budget to address Covid-19

The South Korean government has announced a reduction of its 2020 defence budget in response to the Covid-19 coronavirus. Defence Budget cuts The Ministry of Economy...
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Foot Slogger Firepower

A review of some of the latest firepower becoming available to riflemen and those firing automatic weapons in today’s infantry. Weapons of the combat infantry...
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South Korea’s KF-16s gain further enhancements

The Republic of Korea Air Force’s (RoKAF’s) fleet of Lockheed Martin KF-16 Fighting Falcon combat aircraft is set to receive advanced identification friend or...

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