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South Korea launches helicopter procurements

10th January 2012 - 16:46 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London


South Korea has formally begun the process to procure new heavy attack and maritime helicopters, with an RfP expected to be issued in coming weeks.

According to documents released on the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) website on 9 January, the organisation is seeking bidders for a new heavy attack helicopter (AH-X) for the army and a ‘maritime operations helicopter’ for the ROK Navy.

RfPs for the two projects will be released later in January and the deadline for proposals has been set as 10 May. According to Korean media reports, the military is hoping to make a selection on

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