S. Korea Drops S-3 Upgrade, Eyes Swordfish, P-8

Global 6500

Credit: Saab
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...

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