Military Embedded Systems

Cobham to deliver weapons carriage and release equipment for the KF-X fighter aircraft


August 25, 2017

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

KF-X fighter aircraft. Photo by Cobham.

WIMBORNE MINSTER, United Kingdom. Korean Aerospace Industries Ltd (KAI) selected Cobham to provide weapons carriage and release equipment for the future KF-X next-generation indigenous multi-role fighter aircraft. The contract is worth an estimated $9 million (?7 million).

Cobham Mission Systems will deliver by the year 2020 an undisclosed number of Missile Eject Launcher (MEL) units to KAI for KF-X, which is targeted for entry into service by 2025 to replace the Republic of Korea Air Force’s current F-4 and F-5 fleet.

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