To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

AUSA 2021: Taekyung looks to break into the US market

11th October 2021 - 18:56 GMT | by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez in Washington DC


Searchlight Drone UAV pictured during AUSA 2021. (Photo: Wilder Alejandro Sanchez)

South Korean-made Searchlight Drone platform can be used for EO/IR reconnaissance, logistics operations, surveillance patrol, object tracking and warfighting experiments.

Taekyung Electronics presented its LED Searchlight Drone UAV at the AUSA 2021 exhibition in Washington DC, as the South Korean company hopes to break into the US market.

Speaking to Shephard at AUSA, a company representative did not disclose future orders but the UAV is already in use by several Republic of Korea Army units, including Army Training & Doctrine Command, Army Headquarters, the Army Intelligence School and the Army Special Warfare Command.

Taekyung Electronics is known for producing electronic equipment, such as LED lighting and personal circuit board assembly, and the LED drone is its first foray into UAV

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Wilder Alejandro Sanchez


Wilder Alejandro Sanchez

Wilder Alejandro Sánchez is an analyst who covers defense & security, geopolitical, and trade issues …

Read full bio

Share to