Tag: South korea
The two-seater version of KF21 successfully made its first flight. Can it be compared with the J-20S?
Korea’s speed is amazing! The 4.5th-generation aircraft KF-21 first flew on July 19, 2022. Four prototypes have taken to the sky in less than half a year. Among them, the first flight of the second prototype is on November 10, 2022, the third prototype made its first flight on January 5 this year, and on January […]
The third batch of K-9 self-propelled howitzers ordered by Poland from South Korea is about to arrive.
Recently, South Korea’s Hanwha Defense Company stated that the third batch of 12 K-9 self-propelled howitzers (A1 model) ordered by Poland has begun to be shipped, which marks that the first batch of 48 K-9s ordered by Poland has all been shipped. At the third batch of the K-9 delivery ceremony, it can be seen […]
South Korean soldiers accidentally opened fire near the Korean border
A South Korean soldier made a trigger gun and opened fire near the border with North Korea, prompting Seoul to notify Pyongyang. South Korea’s Defense Ministry said a soldier made a machine gun to pull the trigger while training near the border with North Korea in Gangwon province on the night of January 28. A […]
South Korean helicopters fire 100 rounds against North Korean UAVs.
The Korean armed helicopter fired 100 rounds toward the UAV that entered the airspace, but none crashed. Five objects thought to be North Korean unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were seen crossing the border between the two countries this morning, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff. This is the first time a North Korean […]
South Korea may soon overtake Russia as one of the largest arm exporter in the world
Since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine War in February this year, it has been very difficult for the russian arms industries to keep the production lines on. Russia has suffered heavy losses in the ongoing war, the Ukrainian Army supported by modern anti-tank weapons supplied by NATO and the USA has destroyed huge columns of […]
Indian Army plans to add 200 more K9-Vajra Artillery Guns
Indian Army is planning to initiate a process under which it plans to buy 200 more Made in India K-9 Thunder Self-Propelled tracked artillery guns. The Army has also planned to buy winter kits that are fine-tuned for winter climatic conditions along LAC in eastern ladakh. According to news published by the Indian Defense Research […]
Why the South Korean K-9 “Thunder” Artillery Gun has became the most popular 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzer in the world?
In this article, we will explain why the South Korean K9 155mm self-propelled howitzer has become so popular around the world and the success story of this new modern artillery system after the latest contracts that were announced for Australia and Egypt. According to Army Recognition, the K9 Thunder is a South Korean 155 mm […]
K2 Black Panther: World’s ‘Most Expensive’ Main Battle Tank
The K2 Black Panther tank, which weighs 55 to 61 tons, strengthens the South Korean tank force that currently relies on the K1 and K1A1 tanks and the Russian-made T-80 in dealing with the advance of the North Korean army’s tank armor. Due to the presence of its neighbors to the north, South Korea must […]
Poland to buy Korean FA-50s: $58 million for a light fighter without long-range weapons
Warsaw continues to arm itself and spend enormous amounts of money on new and state-of-the-art military equipments such as South Korean FA-50 fighters. Poland and Korea has recently signed a new defense deal, continuing series of multimillion-dollar orders for K2 tanks and K9 artillery systems. Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak approved two contracts for Korean […]
The New “F-16U”: South Korean Fighters with AESA Radar deployed for Exercises in Australia
Along with delegations from Australia, France, Germany, Indonesia, India, Singapore, Japan, Britain, the Philippines, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, Netherlands, Malaysia, New Zealand, and the U.S., the South Korean Air Force, formally known as the Republic of Korea Air Force, has sent newly upgraded F-16U fighters to Australia for Exercise Pitch Black 2022. According […]