BEIJING—Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has contracted MBDA to integrate the Meteor long-range air-to-air missile on the KF-X indigenous fighter. The move follows the South Korean defense ministry’s 2017 statement that the KF-X would be equipped with the Meteor and the Diehl Iris-T short-range air-to-air missile. “The contract includes integration support to KAI, transfer of know-how and manufacture of test equipment for the KF-X integration and trials program,” ...

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