KF-X Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Fighter

Country of Origin: South Korea

The KF-X is a South Korean program to develop an indigenous fighter to replace aging F-4 and F-5 aircraft. Plans call for an initial procurement of 120 of the jets. The KF-X could also eventually replace South Korea's KF-16 fighters, leading to a total fleet of around 250 aircraft. Indonesia is also participating in the program, and plans to buy at least 50 fighters. The KF-X is expected to have a maximum takeoff weight of 57,320 lb (26,000 kg), an empty weight of 26,400 lb (12,000...


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