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South Korea looks to buy AGM-114R multi-purpose Hellfire II missiles

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The Republic of Korea (South Korea) has cleared to buy a batch of U.S.-made AGM-114R multi-purpose Hellfire II missiles. The U.S. military’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency issued a press release on March 19, 2021, that announced that the State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea […]

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Hanwha-led team reveals new details about its Redback fighting vehicle

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South Korea’s Hanwha Defense just released more details about the Redback infantry fighting vehicle program. The details were given in a 16 March media release, to announce the achievement of two key milestones in the validation of systems integration for its Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicle. Team Redback, led by Hanwha Defense Australia, has been formed […]

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U.S. military denies report of new anti-missile assets in South Korea

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A U.S. military official denied a media report that Pentagon has a plan to deploy new anti-missile assets in South Korea. In a release Friday, the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) said its commander’s recent remark on a plan to build new missile defense capabilities on the Korean Peninsula does not involve the introduction of new […]

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South Korea to buy more attack helicopters

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South Korean media reported on Wednesday that the Republic of Korea Armed Forces has reportedly decided to buy additional attack helicopters. On March 10, Bizhankook.com reported that the South Korean military has decided to buy more heavy-attack helicopters to lead the deployment across enemy lines should conflict erupt on the Korean Peninsula. The new acquisition […]

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South Korea to showcase its new fighter jet in April

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Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) plans to unveil a prototype of South Korea’s first indigenous fighter jet in April, the arms procurement agency has said. According to the arms procurement agency, KAI is set to roll out the first prototype of its next-generation fighter jet, better known as the Korean Fighter eXperimental (KF-X) aircraft. Jung Kwang-sun, […]

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Hanwha Defense showcases unmanned defense solutions at IDEX 2021

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Hanwha Defense, a leading defense company in South Korea, is displaying up-to-date unmanned defense systems during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) that opened on February 21 for a five-day run. During the biennial arms trade show in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, the business arm of Hanwha Group unveiled the prototype of […]

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Kia showcases new light military truck at IDEX 2021

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South Korea’s second-largest automobile manufacturer Kia corporation unveiled its new tactical vehicle at IDEX 2021 defense show in the UAE, the largest international defense exhibition in the Middle East and Africa. The Korean automaker Kia has revealed its new Light Tactical Cargo Truck variant of Kia’s Light Tactical Vehicle (KLTV) multi-purpose tactical vehicle. As noted […]

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Saudi Arabia partners South Korea on production of Biho II air defense system

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Saudi Arabia’s Science Technology company has announced a partnership with South Korean Hanwha Defense through which the Middle East country will produce a new Biho II air defense system. As noted by the company, Science Technology will produce the latest version of the Biho II mobile air defense system, which has a turret with 30mm cannon […]

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Japan-South Korea dispute may get worse

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After the last standoff between the Korea Coast Guard and Japan Coast Guard in January, it became known that situation continues worse and Korea currently calls Japan ‘neighbor,’ not ‘partner’. South Korean media last week, reported that Korea referred to Japan as its “neighboring country” in its newly published defense white paper, instead of the […]

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KAI releases new images of its armed MUH-1 helicopter variant

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Korea Aerospace Industries, better known as KAI, has released concept images of its new variant of MUH-1 helicopter that company developed to enhance the ability which the Marine Corps carries out the multi-dimensional high-speed land and take-off operations. South Korean aerospace giant has disclosed view of new MUH-1 Marineon variant armed with guided missiles, air-to-air missiles, 70mm […]

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