Tag Archives | Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI)

Iraq receives final Korean Fighter Jet

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly received its 24th and final Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) T-50IQ Fighting Eagle light fighter and trainer aircraft, which is the Iraqi Air Force variant of the T-50 Golden Eagle/FA-50 Fighting Eagle. According to Janes, the delivery of the final batch of aircraft marks an end to the six-year procurement […]

Iraqi Air Force receives more Korean Fighter Jets

By John Lee. The Iraqi Air Force has received another six new T-50 fighter jets under a contract with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI). According to previously-released information, Iraq’s T-50 fleet is planned to grow to 24 by early next year. (Source: Iraqi Air Force)

Iraq receives new South Korean Fighter Jets

By John Lee. The Iraqi Air Force has received a new batch of T50 fighter jets under the contract with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI). This aircraft is a multi-task combat aircraft and, according to a statement from the Iraqi Ministry of Defense, it matches the F16 in terms of efficiency. The fleet is planned to grow […]

South Korea Wins $1.1bn Jet Fighter Deal

By John Lee. Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has signed a $1.1 billion contract with Iraq to export T-50 supersonic advanced jet trainer and light attack aircraft. The deal for the 24 aircraft, which includes the training of Iraqi pilots, was signed today in Baghdad by KAI’s President and CEO, Ha Sung-yong, Defense Acquisition Program Administration’s […]