28 Sep '13, 4pm

F-35 Back in S. Korea Fighter Contest

SEOUL — After it was dropped from consideration in South Korea’s fighter competition, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter appears to be back in the running after a Defense Ministry source cited the need to counter North Korea with a fifth-generation fighter. South Korea last week made the shocking decision to not buy Boeing’s F-15 Silent Eagle, which was considered the sole candidate for the $7.2 billion F-X III contest. A new competition will be opened in South Korea’s quest to buy 60 fighter aircraft to replace its aging fleet of F-4 and F-5 jets. Presided over by Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) held its executive committee Sept. 24 to decide whether to select the F-15SE. Boeing has claimed the warplane would feature radar-evading stealth capability, a core requirement for the fighter competition, because the aircraft will b...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130928/DEFREG/309280008

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