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