Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is aiming to supply Slovakia with 10 domestically developed FA-50 light fighter aircraft as part of the central European country's push to replace its ageing fleet of trainer jets.
An attack drone equipped with six 40-millimeter grenade launchers will be piloted by the military in the first half of next year, according to the state arms procurement agency on Tuesday.
The government's main defense development agency hasn't conducted on-site investigations since last April's inter-Korean summit to prevent North Korean cyberattacks on key defense companies, according to an opposition lawmaker Monday.
Key components of Korea’s "warrior platform" have been found to be defective, dealing a heavy blow the country’s efforts to turn soldiers into high-tech warriors and raising questions about the military’s procurement process.
“Unmanned” is the latest buzzword among the world's militaries, and Korean defense companies are wading deep into the race of developing remotely controlled and artificial intelligence-powered weapons both at home and abroad.
The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced Wednesday that the military's validation of locally-made defense products will be expanded to beef up Korea's arms exports.
The South Korean military approved a 2-trillion-won ($1.8 billion) plan to construct a light aircraft carrier for the Navy by 2033, Korea’s arms procurement agency announced Monday.
Indonesia’s plan to buy dozens of fighter aircraft from France and the United States is unrelated to its joint venture with Korea to develop an indigenous fighter jet, Seoul’s arms procurement agency said on Sunday.
South Korea will develop a long-range surveillance radar using indigenous technology to monitor its exclusive air identification zone, the country’s arms procurement agency announced Monday.
Korea’s defense industry is pitiful when compared to the annual defense budget of 53 trillion won ($48 billion), the 10th largest in the world, and 17 trillion won reserved separately for improving defense capabilities. The...