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KAI completes delivery of 12 light fighters to the Philippines

KAI completes delivery of 12 light fighters to the Philippines

Posted July. 05, 2017 07:06,   

Updated July. 05, 2017 07:21

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KAI completes delivery of 12 light fighters to the Philippines
The Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) announced on Tuesday that it completed the delivery of 12 FA-50PH fighter jets to the Philippines.

 

The Philippine Air Force held the ceremony to celebrate the final delivery of FA-50PH as well as to commemorate its 70th anniversary of Air Force Day at Clark Air Bases in Angeles City. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and KAI President Ha Sung-yong attended the event.

 

FA-50PH is a special version of light combat aircraft for the Philippine Air Force with fighting equipment and military capability and jointly developed by KAI and Lockheed Martin based on the FA-50 advanced trainer.



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