S.Korea starts to production of KF-X

S.Korea starts to production of KF-X

The Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) has started the production of the first prototype of the next-generation fighter jet KF-X.

On 14 February, the company held a ceremony in order to celebrate the start producing of the first bulkhead, which is the main part of the forward fuselage of the next-generation Korean Fighter Xperiment (KFX) aircraft.

The KF-X will replace the F-4 and F-5 fighter planes that have served in the Korean Air Force. The first prototype of the KF-X will be finished in April 2021.

The KF-X project currently involves a total of 112 institutions — 16 domestic universities, 11 research institutes and85 companies. When the development of the prototype gets in full swing, an additional 35 institutions will join the project.

Source: www.defenceandtechnology.com
Google+ Linkedin

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

*

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.