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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 […]

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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 […]

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