The South Korean air force has raised its requirements for stealthiness in its next fighter, according to a newspaper report that suggests the Lockheed Martin F-35 is now the only acceptable candidate in the F-X Phase 3 competition. “The air force recently recommended revised requirements for the F-X Phase 3 to the joint chiefs of staff,” the Chosun Ilbo quotes a government official as saying. “The air force especially raised requirements for stealth and other electronics [performance] ...
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