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Aircraft Manufacturer KAI to Develop 3 Satellites by 2025

Aircraft Manufacturer KAI to Develop 3 Satellites by 2025

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Korea Aerospace Industries Co. (KAI), South Korea’s sole aircraft manufacturer, said Tuesday it will develop three satellites by 2025 in the second phase of the country’s satellite development project. KAI and the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) plan to jointly develop three midsized satellites that are capable of conducting [...]

S. Korea Tests First Light Civil Helicopter Made with Domestic Tech

S. Korea Tests First Light Civil Helicopter Made with Domestic Tech

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea successfully tested its first light civil helicopter developed with domestic technologies, the industry ministry said Thursday, paving the way for possible commercialization. The prototype edition of the light civil helicopter flew for around 20 minutes at the headquarters of the Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) in the southern [...]

KAI to Promote Aircraft at Singapore Airshow for Deals

KAI to Promote Aircraft at Singapore Airshow for Deals

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea Aerospace Industries Co. (KAI), South Korea’s sole aircraft manufacturer, will promote its products at this year’s Singapore Airshow for possible deals with foreign customers, the company said Tuesday. At the 2018 Singapore Airshow, which runs through Sunday, KAI showcased the KT-1 basic and the T-50 advanced trainers. It [...]

KAI Receives CMMI’s Top Rating for Software Development Capability

KAI Receives CMMI’s Top Rating for Software Development Capability

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea Aerospace Industries Co. (KAI), South Korea’s only aircraft maker, said Wednesday it achieved an international top rating in software development capability, a feat that it hopes will bolster its exports. KAI earned a level 5 rating of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), which appraises all aspects of a company’s aeronautical prowess, as well as the ability to push forward [...]

Military to Buy More Advanced Trainer Jets

Military to Buy More Advanced Trainer Jets

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s military has decided to purchase more T-50 advanced trainer jets from a local producer, the nation’s arms agency said Monday. The decision was made at the 105th session of the weapons procurement committee, presided over by Defense Minister Song Young-moo, according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration [...]

Progress Made on Light Copter Project: Arms Procurer

Progress Made on Light Copter Project: Arms Procurer

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The state arms procurer said Wednesday it has agreed with the country’s largest aerospace company on technological terms in a next-generation light civilian and military chopper development project. In July 2014, the Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) was tapped as the primary negotiating partner to be in charge of [...]