South Korea To Decide On Launching Attack Surion For Marines

Model of the Surion adapted for the marine corps' attack mission.
Credit: Kim Minseok
SEOUL, BEIJING—South Korea is moving toward a decision on whether to develop a version of the Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) Surion utility helicopter for the marine corps’ attack mission. The defense ministry’s evaluation office reportedly has recommended over foreign alternatives, mostly from...
Kim Minseok

Kim Minseok covers South Korean defense. He has worked as a journalist for South Korean military magazines Military Review and Defense Times. Mr Kim is also a research fellow at the Korea Defense and Security Forum, a think tank.

Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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