First Take, May 16, 2022

aircraft on tarmac
Credit: Kim Minseok
Defense The South Korean Air Force is preparing to purchase 60 additional fighters to replace its F-4 and F-5 aircraft five years sooner than planned. Finland’s leaders say the country “must apply” for NATO membership, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and is expected to apply at NATO’s...
Joe Anselmo

Joe Anselmo has been Editorial Director of the Aviation Week Network and Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology since 2013. Based in Washington, D.C., he directs a team of more than two dozen aerospace journalists across the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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