Republic of Korea News

Indonesia Restarts KF-21 Payments to ROK
Air

Indonesia Restarts KF-21 Payments to ROK

Indonesia has resumed payments to the Republic of Korea for its involvement in the KF-21 Boramae multi-role fighter development program, previously known as the KF-X/IF-X. As of November 1, Indonesia had paid part of the cost of developing the KF-X, equivalent to 6.63 million US dollars.

KAI to Develop Attack Helicopter for Korean Marines
Navy / Maritime Air

KAI to Develop Attack Helicopter for Korean Marines

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) inked an agreement with the Republic of Korea (ROK) to develop an attack helicopter.

Egypt to manufacture K9 155mm self-propelled howitzers’ fire control system locally
Land

Egypt to manufacture K9 155mm self-propelled howitzers’ fire control system locally

Arab International Optronics has signed an agreement with Hanwha to produce the Automatic Fire Control System (FCS) for the K9A1 EGY 155mm howitzer in Egypt.

Korea Rolled out Poland’s First 10 K2 Tanks
Land

Korea Rolled out Poland’s First 10 K2 Tanks

Poland, which accelerated its armament studies, is preparing to take delivery of the first tanks from Korea.

Korean UGV on U.S. Army Trials
Land Unmanned Systems

Korean UGV on U.S. Army Trials

The importance of Unmanned Ground Systems (UGV) is increasing every day. The U.S. Army, which conducted a series of trials about UGV solutions, picked another system of Korean origin for evaluation.

 The Curse of Type 214 Continues
Navy / Maritime

The Curse of Type 214 Continues

Type 214 submarines continue to cause problems for users. The last issue came from the Republic of Korea (ROK).

Massive Artillery Rocket Power for Poland
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Defence Politics

Massive Artillery Rocket Power for Poland

Poland, increasing defence ties with the Republic of Korea (ROK), continues to further defence investments.

The KF-21 will be shown to the public at the Sacheon Airshow next week
Expo and Air Show

The KF-21 will be shown to the public at the Sacheon Airshow next week

ROK will publicly display the KF-21 Boramae fighter jet at the Sacheon Airshow 2022, which will take place. Sacheon City is home to KAI.

Nammo to Manufacture Ammunition for the K2 MBT
Ammunition

Nammo to Manufacture Ammunition for the K2 MBT

Nammo signed an agreement with Hyundai Rotem Company (HRC) to develop 120 mm ammunition for the Korean company's K2 BLACK PANTHER Main Battle Tank.

ROK Frustrated by Operating F-35
Air Logistics

ROK Frustrated by Operating F-35

ROK is frustrated due to the low operational capability of Lockheed Martin's F-35A fighters.

KAI launches LUH Equipped with Loitering Munition
Air Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

KAI launches LUH Equipped with Loitering Munition

KAI unveiled a new helicopter variant at DX Korea 2022 for the Republic of Korea Army (RoKA). The expo was held in Seoul on September 21-25

KAI Unveiled the aircraft carrier design of the KF-21N
Navy / Maritime Air Expo and Air Show

KAI Unveiled the aircraft carrier design of the KF-21N

KAI has unveiled the naval version of the KF-21 fighter jet, the KF-21N (Naval). The aircraft model is displayed at the Korea Defence Industry Exhibition 2022.

Poland wants K239 Chunmoo multi-barrelled rocket launcher system from South Korea
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Poland wants K239 Chunmoo multi-barrelled rocket launcher system from South Korea

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak announced that Poland could purchase the Korean K239 Chunmoo MLRS system.

PGZ Poland and HRC Korea sign strategic partnership memorandum at MSPO 2022
Land Bilateral Relations Expo and Air Show

PGZ Poland and HRC Korea sign strategic partnership memorandum at MSPO 2022

Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) and Korea’s Hyundai Rotem Company (HRC) signed a strategic partnership memorandum in Kielce.