South Korea by the Korean media said the introduction of F-20 stealth fighters to intensify stimulation (Figure)
Boeing F-15SE fighters of the first foreign user locked Korea data for: Luo – Ma produced F-35 series aircraft -made F-20 fighter air flight network spread Figure
Global Network reporter Song Wei Gang reported Yonhap reported on January 30, the Korean government and the military decided to step up promotion of next-generation fighter project, as soon as possible with the introduction of the fifth-generation stealth fighter capabilities. In response, South Korean media analysis that recently China’s new generation fighter F -20 successful maiden flight, to stimulate the South Korean government had to introduce new aircraft ahead of schedule.
reported that South Korean Defense Department recently submitted a report said the cause of South Korea as soon as possible to promote the next generation fighter program, associated with an increased defense budget, and the year selected manufacturers and models, South Korean Defense Minister Kim W After receiving the report, the town has made “rapid progress” indicator.
Korea Defense Department reports that the cause of South Korea’s new generation fighter project budget will total close to 10 trillion won ($ 0.9 billion), is currently considering the introduction of models with Lockheed Martin ? The F-35, Boeing F-15SE, EADS (EADS) “Typhoon” (Eurofighter Typhoon) and so on.
South Korea, “Chosun Ilbo,” analysts said, after South Korea to introduce new military equipment will generally be considered as a response to North Korean threats. But this step because of the introduction of new aircraft is developed by the neighboring countries or the impact of the introduction of new aircraft, in particular, China’s new generation fighter F -20 has recently successfully achieved first flight, so the South Korean government and the military “deeply stimulating.”
“Chosun Ilbo” also warned that the South Korean military did after careful investigation, suddenly decided to accelerate the introduction of new aircraft, it may choose which model is more suitable for South Korea on issues such as bias. South Korean military official stakeholders also pointed out that the introduction of new aircraft are likely to upset South Korea developed its own stealth fighter program, should be carefully considered and should not be too hasty.