MELBOURNE, Australia, and SEOUL—The Boeing P-8 and Saab’s proposed Swordfish, based on the Bombardier Global 6000, are likely contenders for a South Korean requirement for maritime patrollers. The navy has dropped a plan to buy and refurbish 16 Lockheed Martin S-3 Vikings, shifting its focus to the possibility of an order for new aircraft. The service probably still is seeking about the same number of aircraft for the requirement, which is regarded as urgent. Refurbishing ...


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