The Philippines will take delivery of 12 Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) FA-50 light attack fighters by mid 2017, restoring its combat jet force amid growing territorial disputes with China. A contract for the aircraft—part of KAI’s supersonic T-50 family—announced on March 28 is due to take effect in 60 days, KAI says. Deliveries are due for completion 38 months after that. The order was foreshadowed last year. It is the latest in a healthy run of domestic and export contracts for ...


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