BEIJING — The chances of a new South Korean fighter competition this decade are rising, with the air force, apparently fed up with the long-running KF-X indigenous fighter proposal, saying it may seek imported combat aircraft instead. The KF-X’s future, never assured, is looking increasingly doubtful as the Defense Acquisition Program Agency (DAPA), pushed by the finance ministry, orders a review of the proposed program’s costs by a think thank that has already opposed it. ...


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