Pricing Dispute Intensifies Over Seoul’s F-16 Deal

Credit: BAE Systems
A disagreement between the U.S. Air Force and BAE Systems about the amount of risk to upgrade F-16s for South Korea has stalled negotiations on the pricing and, some say, the deal may be threatened. At issue is a promise from BAE to upgrade South Korea’s 134 F-16s for a firm, fixed price of $1.3...
Bradley Perrett

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

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