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North Korea Tests a New Ground Mobile Ballistic Missile

February 13, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
North Korea appears to have employed technologies used in submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) to develop a new type of intermediate-range ballistic missile tested Saturday. The SLBM launched in August carried the name Pukguksong-1, ("North Star"); the official announcement about the missile test called the new missile Pukguksong-2.
              

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Panther-FE Fixed Wing VTOL Drone Demonstrated in Flight

January 22, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: IAI, Syndicated Industry News 

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Lockheed Martin Awarded $1.2 Billion to Upgrade the South Korean F-16 Falcons

November 18, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: FMS, South Korea, Syndicated Industry News 
img_1955The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin Aeronautics a contract worth over US$1.2 Billion for the upgrading of 134 South Korean F-16 fighters. The Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF) plans to upgrade both the F-16C/D Block 50/52 fighter aircraft with brand new radar and avionics suite. The contracr negotiated is a fixed-price incentive-fee contract, […]
              

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Pyongyang is Moving Rodong Missiles Closer to the Border with the South

July 24, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: missile defense, Syndicated Industry News 
The Rodong-1 missiles the North launched Tuesday were fired from Hwangju County, some 45 kilometers south of the capital Pyongyang.North Korea has moved the Rodong Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) launchers closer to the South in an attempt to circumvent the missile defense shield soon to be established by the U.S. THAAD missiles.
              

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Seoul Insists Korean-Bound THAAD Remain Independent of Regional Defenses

The U.S. Army Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system performed a successful intercept October 5, 2011, scoring simultaneous kills of two targets. Photo: Lockheed MartinAfter approving the deployment of a THAAD battery in South Korea, Seoul insists the system will operate independently of the U.S. regional missile defense, which consists of additional land and sea-based command elements, radars and interceptors.
              

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North Korea Fails Fifth Attempt to launch Musudan Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile

June 21, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 

North Korea launched what appears to be a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile from its east coast early Wednesday morning, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said. “The North launched one missile presumed to be Musudan from areas near Wonsan at around 5:58 a.m., but it is assumed to be unsuccessful,” the JCS said in […]

              

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North Korean Musudan IRBM Failed – Again

May 31, 2016 by · Comment
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North Korea Unveil Miniaturized Nuclear Warhead for Missiles

March 9, 2016 by · Comment
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Lockheed Martin To Offer Korean ‘Golden Eagle’ for USAF Advanced Future Trainer (T-X)

February 11, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Lockheed Martin, South Korea, Syndicated Industry News 
T-50A trainer delivers the fighter-like performance and capabilities needed to eliminate 5th Generation training gaps and inefficiencies. Photo: KAI/ Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin announced today that it will offer the T-50A in the U.S. Air Force's T-X Advanced Pilot Training (APT). The T-50A is the US designation reserved for the Korean T-50 Golden Eagle. The US Air Force plans to acquire 350 advanced trainers, to replace the +50 year old T-38 Talon in service.
              

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South Korea to Field New Tactical Drones from Korean-Air

January 11, 2016 by · Comment
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KAI Unveils the K-50 T-X, Seoul’s Contender for the USAF Future Trainer Competition

December 18, 2015 by · Comment
Filed under: Lockheed Martin, Syndicated Industry News 
k50t-x_1021Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) unveiled yesterday the improved version of its T-50 Golden Eagle supersonic trainer, the model that KAI and Lockheed Martin are proposing as the successor of the US Air Force’ T-38 trainer, under the T-X program.
              

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SIPRI Annual Arms Sales Report Reflects Surge in Russian Military Production

December 15, 2015 by · Comment
Filed under: India, Russia, Syndicated Industry News 
The arms sales of the SIPRI
Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies (excluding China) totalled $401 billion in 2014. This is the fourth consecutive year of decline in Top 100 arms sales.Sales of arms and military services by the largest arms-producing companies totalled $401 billion in 2014. The global slowdown in arms sales between 2013 and 2014 is mostly attributed to a decline of 5.2 per cent in revenues of companies based in the United States and Western Europe. Lockheed Martin, has bucked the regional trend with a 3.9 per cent growth in real terms Despite difficult national economic conditions, the Russian arms industry’s sales continued to rise in 2014.
              

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US THAAD to deploy to South Korea in crisis sitatuon

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Korean defense favors its own missile defense, over US THAAD

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Korea to bolster its land forces with 100 new Black Panther tanks by 2017

December 29, 2014 by · Comment
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South Korea set to restart F-16 Upgrade with OEM

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Seoul is buying US and Israeli drones

December 17, 2014 by · Comment
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Seoul increase 2015 defense budget by 4.9 percent

December 5, 2014 by · Comment
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