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US Approves Sale of Air-to-Air Missiles to South Korea
October 18, 2019

US Approves Sale of Air-to-Air Missiles to South Korea

By Ankit Panda
South Korea has been approved to purchase 120 AIM-120C-7/C-8 missiles.

South Korea to Publicly Display F-35A Stealth Fighter for First Time in October
September 18, 2019

South Korea to Publicly Display F-35A Stealth Fighter for First Time in October

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Republic of Korea Air Force will publicly display the F-35A for the first time during Armed Forces Day on October 1.
2 More Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A Stealth Fighters Arrive in South Korea
July 17, 2019

2 More Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A Stealth Fighters Arrive in South Korea

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The F-35A fighter jets landed at a South Korean military base on July 15.

First 2 Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A Stealth Fighters Arrive in South Korea
April 02, 2019

First 2 Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A Stealth Fighters Arrive in South Korea

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The F-35A fighter jets landed at a South Korean military base on March 29.

South Korea to Receive First Two F-35A Stealth Fighters by the End of March
January 17, 2019

South Korea to Receive First Two F-35A Stealth Fighters by the End of March

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The two aircraft are expected to be operationally deployed in April or May 2019.

South Korea to Develop Air-Launched Indigenous Long-Range Bunker Buster Cruise Missile
July 12, 2018

South Korea to Develop Air-Launched Indigenous Long-Range Bunker Buster Cruise Missile

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new missile, to be modeled after the Taurus KEPD 350, is to be carried by the KF-X fighter aircraft currently under development.

South Korea Signs Deal for 90 Bunker-Buster Cruise Missiles
March 14, 2018

South Korea Signs Deal for 90 Bunker-Buster Cruise Missiles

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new missiles are intended to enhance the ROK military's long-range, precision-strike capability.
South Korea Upgrades KF-16 Fighter Jets With Enhanced Situational Awareness Capability
February 22, 2018

South Korea Upgrades KF-16 Fighter Jets With Enhanced Situational Awareness Capability

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Republic of Korea Air Force K-16s will be upgraded with JHMCS II.

South Korea Moves Forward With Plans to Buy 20 More F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets
December 22, 2017

South Korea Moves Forward With Plans to Buy 20 More F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets

By Franz-Stefan Gady
South Korea’s DAPA has purportedly initiated the procurement process for 20 more F-35As.

US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise
October 13, 2017

US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Nighttime Air Exercise

By Franz-Stefan Gady
US strategic bombers for the first time carried out a nighttime training mission with Japanese, ROK fighter Jets near Sea of Japan.

US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
September 19, 2017

US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan

By Ankit Panda
The mission was described by U.S. Pacific Command as a "sequenced bilateral show of force."
US Dispatches 2 Heavy Strategic Bombers to Korean Peninsula
July 31, 2017

US Dispatches 2 Heavy Strategic Bombers to Korean Peninsula

By Franz-Stefan Gady
After North Korea’s recent ICBM test, the U.S. dispatched 2 B-1B Lancers for joint drills with Japan and South Korea.

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