KAI signs deal with Boeing for tank killer components

Home > Business > Industry

print dictionary print

KAI signs deal with Boeing for tank killer components

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) signed a 330 billion won ($296 million) deal with Boeing to supply wing parts for the A-10 tank killer, KAI said in a statement on Tuesday.

The A-10 Thunderbolt is a dedicated close-air support aircraft for the U.S. Air Force.

KAI will supply 147 billion won worth of outer wing panels and 186.1 billion won worth of center wing panels through 2027.

“We have come to be able to expand the supply based on client trust and the global recognition of our manufacturing technology and quality,” said a spokesperson for KAI in a statement. “We will continuously invest efforts to get new orders.”

KAI supplied A-10 outer wing panels from 2007 through 2018.

By Jin Min-ji

More in Industry

Booze boom

Move over Federer

Hanjin KAL slams largest shareholder, accusing it of peddling lies

Tech firms brief president on state of AI research

Dongsuh recognizes female authors at Scent of Life Awards

Log in to Twitter or Facebook account to connect
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
help-image Social comment?
lock icon

To write comments, please log in to one of the accounts.

Standards Board Policy (0/250자)

What’s Popular Now