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South Korea Briefs IAF Chief on KF-21 Boramae Fighter Program

Source : RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG.

Korea Briefs IAF Chief on KF-21 Boramae Program
South Korea and Indonesia's joint Fighter Project KF-21 Boramoe's first official Prototype (File Photo)



Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari who in his official tour of South Korea was showcased the T-50B operated by the Black Eagles display team of the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF). T-50B is an Aerobatic specialized variant of the T-50 supersonic advanced jet trainer that has seen some export success.

According to Korean media outlets, Chaudhari was also briefed about Korea’s KF-21 Boramae program, which is a new fighter aircraft jointly been developed by South Korea and Indonesia. Earlier this year prototype of the first KF-21 was rolled out at KAI’s Sacheon production facility.

KF-21 Boramae is a 4.5 Gen fighter jet program that can be later upgraded to a 5th gen fighter jet. KF-21 MkI will be a 4.5th gen fighter that will be tested and certified first and MkII will come with Internal Weapons Bay (IBW) and Sealth coating that will make it a 5th gen fighter jet.

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