Republic of Korea Air Force

South Korea’s KF-21 Boramae fighter project imperiled by Indonesia’s delayed payment

South Korea’s KF-21 Boramae fighter project imperiled by Indonesia’s delayed payment

Putting the partnership in jeopardy Indonesia has yet again failed to notify the South Korean government of its financial plan… Read More

4 months ago

BUFF to land in South Korea for first time amid Seoul ADEX 23, the airshow that celebrates 70 years of US – Republic of Korea alliance

A B-52H Stratofortress (dubbed BUFF, Big Ugly Fat F****r by her aircrews) is slated to land on the Korean Peninsula… Read More

4 months ago

The F-15SE Silent Eagle could have an RCS less than one-fifth of the original F-15 Eagle but it was never built. Here’s why.

The F-15EX Eagle II The F-15EX Eagle II, the most advanced version to date of the iconic F-15 fighter, will… Read More

7 months ago

First flight for two-seater Boramae: the tandem KF-21 will be developed into electronic warfare aircraft

The dual-seat KF-21 will serve not only to train pilots to fly the Boramae: in fact, it will be developed… Read More

1 year ago

South Korea scrambles 80 fighter jets, including F-35A Lightning II stealth aircraft, after detecting 180 North Korean warplanes near border, military says

ROKAF scrambled 80 aircraft, including an unspecified number F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters. South Korea's military said Republic of Korea… Read More

1 year ago

Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A Stealth Fighters grounded 172 times over 18 months, unable to carry out certain missions 62 times, Lawmaker says

Republic of Korea Air Force F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters were rated as operationally unready on 234 occasions over an… Read More

1 year ago

KAI displays model of KF-21N, Boramae Variant Operating From Aircraft Carrier

KAI stressed that the KF-21N is just a concept to demonstrate the possibility of developing a naval version of the… Read More

1 year ago

[Video] First flight of KF-21 Boramae, South Korea’s first indigenous fighter jet

The KF-21 Boramae's maiden flight lasted 30~40 minutes. Taken on Jul. 19, 2022 the video in this post features KF-21… Read More

2 years ago

Video features KF-21 Boramae jet fighter undergoing ground testing

The video in this post features a higher quality footage of KF-21 Boramae prototype undergoing ground test. Posted on YouTube… Read More

2 years ago

Interesting photos show KF-21 Boramae 4.5 generation fighter prototypes undergoing ground tests before next month’s maiden flight

KF-21 Boramae 4.5 generation fighter prototypes are currently undergoing various ground tests at KAI facility in Sacheon prior to next… Read More

2 years ago

As the KF-21 Boramae awaits its maiden flight, its AESA Radar Performs well during airborne testings

2022 will be the most crucial year for KF-21 Boramae (Hawk) as it is scheduled to conduct its first flight.… Read More

2 years ago

Air exercise between South Korea and US kicked off secretly on Nov. 1 to back ongoing diplomacy to resume dialogue with North Korea

100 air assets each, including Republic of Korea Air Force F-15K and KF-16 fighter jets, and US Air Force F-16… Read More

2 years ago

South Korea rolls out KAI KF-21 Boramae 4.5 gen fighter

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration claims the KF-21 is a 4.5-generation fighter jet because it lacks an internal weapons… Read More

3 years ago

Check out the latest photos from KAI assembly line featuring KF-X 4.5 gen fighter

As of now, 8 prototype aircraft are being assembled simultaneously and four of them are already in late or final… Read More

3 years ago

KAI starts final assembly of KF-X Next Generation fighter first prototype

KF-X is one of the most important national project to replace current Republic of Korea Air Force aging fleet of… Read More

3 years ago

South Korea Christens the F-35A “Freedom Knight”

The name reflects the military’s hope for the advanced fighters “to serve as a loyal knight that protects the freedom… Read More

4 years ago

USAF wants to lease KAI T-50A Trainers to help its pilots develop tactical skills before they begin their training with the Boeing T-7A

Though KAI lost the competition in 2018 to a consortium comprising Boeing and Saab, the lease of four to eight… Read More

4 years ago