The Korean Air Force has its eye on purchasing F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft, reports The Korea Herald, which notes that Seoul won’t complete purchase of 40 new F-15Ks until 2008. Because the JSF won’t start being deployed until after 2010 reportedly makes it a nice fit with South Korea’s planned “second phase” acquisition of next-generation fighters.
Details Murky as ARRW Falls Short in Second Test
March 24, 2023
The second all-up flight of the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon on March 13 fell short of a fully successful test, but the Air Force isn’t saying what went wrong with the Lockheed Martin-built hypersonic missile. The defense giant's Missiles and Fire Control division recently said the ARRW is "ready…