South Korea picks F-35, delivery of 40 jets in 2018

South Korea will buy 40 F-35 stealth fighter jets from Lockheed Martin after a protracted bid process that included Boeing’s F-15SE and the Eurofighter Typhoon, according to sources at Reuters. In September, South Korea reverted on its decision to procure Being’s F-15SE fighter despite only tentatively selecting the jet ahead of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 and the Eurofighter Typhoon a matter of days earlier. While the F-15 looked to have won the contract by default with the oth...
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