S. Korean Air Force Battling Navy Push For F-35Bs

Credit: USMC
SEOUL—The South Korean air force is opposing a navy push for the defense ministry to order Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightnings in a contract that could be placed around 2024, according to industry sources close to the service. The air force favors F-35As for the prospective order, the sources said. The...
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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