U.S. limit on FA-50 radar keeps South Korean light fighter from competing with F-16
South Korea may have to rely on an old-technology sensor for its FA-50 light fighter because the U.S. refuses to allow the country to fit an advanced Selex radar to the aircraft, likely crippling its export prospects. The South Korean air force will also probably have to rethink the FA-50‚Äôs role in its future force structure if lack of an adequate radar robs the aircraft of the ability to fight North Korean MiG-29s with a high chance of success. The Korea Aerospace Industries FA-50 ...
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