SEOUL — South Korea’s proposed KF-X could emerge as the only alternative to the F-35 for prospective buyers looking for a fighter than can easily accommodate Western weapons and sensors. After at least a decade of studies, the design of the KF-X is becoming clearer. If it goes ahead, and if it is not heavily revised, it will be a two-engine fighter the size of the Eurofighter Typhoon. It will be designed for Western, especially U.S., weapons and sensors, although later South Korean ...

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