BEIJING — South Korean decisions announced this week confirm that the country will considerably strengthen its rotary-wing force over the coming decade. The South Korean army will take delivery of 36 Boeing AH-64E Apache helicopters between 2016 and 2018, the government says, announcing a long-expected decision to buy the aircraft. The country’s marine corps, meanwhile, has taken a step toward finally getting the helicopter force that it has been campaigning for, with the Korea Aerospace ...
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