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S. Korea’s Black Eagles Aerobatic Team to Join Australian Air Show Next Year

S. Korea’s Black Eagles Aerobatic Team to Join Australian Air Show Next Year

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean Air Force’s aerobatic flight team plans to participate in a biennial international air show in Australia next year for the first time, officials said Friday. The Black Eagles team will join the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition slated to take place from Feb. [...]

S. Korean-made Unmanned Ground Vehicle Showcased at U.S. Base

S. Korean-made Unmanned Ground Vehicle Showcased at U.S. Base

PYEONGTAEK/SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Hanwha Aerospace Co. staged a capability demonstration of a homegrown multi-purpose unmanned ground vehicle at a key U.S. military base south of Seoul on Tuesday. The company showcased key capabilities of the military vehicle, Arion-SMET, at Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, 65 kilometers south of Seoul — the [...]

S. Korean Air Force to Join U.S.-led Multinational Humanitarian Operation

S. Korean Air Force to Join U.S.-led Multinational Humanitarian Operation

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Air Force said Tuesday it will participate in a U.S.-led multinational humanitarian operation in Guam, an effort to enhance its airlift and other operational capabilities. It sent a C-130 transport plane and around 30 service members to Operation Christmas Drop, an annual event that the U.S. Pacific [...]

S. Korea Approves Mass Production Plan for Homegrown Light Armed Helicopter

S. Korea Approves Mass Production Plan for Homegrown Light Armed Helicopter

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea approved a 5.75 trillion-won (US$4.3 billion) plan Monday to begin mass production of a homegrown light armed helicopter (LAH) in the coming months, the state arms procurement agency said. The Defense Project Promotion Committee endorsed the LAH production plan to run through 2031 as part of efforts [...]

Allies Conduct Joint Air Drill Involving B-1B Bomber After N. Korea’s ICBM Launch

Allies Conduct Joint Air Drill Involving B-1B Bomber After N. Korea’s ICBM Launch

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A U.S. B-1B Lancer strategic bomber joined a South Korea-U.S. joint air drill Saturday, one day after North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) toward the East Sea, military officials said. According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), the supersonic bomber made a sortie over South Korea’s [...]

S. Korea’s F-35A Stealth Jets Hold Guided Bomb Strike Drills Targeting N. Korea’s Missile Launchers

S. Korea’s F-35A Stealth Jets Hold Guided Bomb Strike Drills Targeting N. Korea’s Missile Launchers

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and the United States conducted a joint air exercise Friday focusing on enhancing the capabilities of striking North Korea’s missile-related facilities, hours after it fired another long-range ballistic missile, according to Seoul’s military. The South Korean Air Force’s F-35A stealth fighter jets held the exercise striking North [...]