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South Korea pursues a stealthy UCAV and much more

20th August 2020 - 03:56 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


South Korea is doggedly rolling out new UAVs for the nation’s armed services, as well as developing new high-tech aircraft for future use. One is a new indigenous stealth UCAV to be fully developed by 2025.

The Agency for Defense Development (ADD) is working on this stealthy Kaori-X (Stingray-X) for the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF). It has reportedly performed a number of flight tests, and its development is allegedly 70% complete.

Both Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Korean Air (KAL) have displayed concept models of a stealthy UCAV — labelled the K-UCAV and KUS-FC respectively — at various Seoul ADEX

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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