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Report: South Korea to Restart $8B Fighter Aircraft Competition

F35South Korea plans to reopen bidding on a $7.8 billion contract to provide stealth fighter jets for the country’s air force, Reuters reported Sunday.

Joyce Lee writes the government reportedly wants an aircraft capable of avoiding detection by adversaries’ radar.

Reuters reports Lockheed MartinBoeing Eurofighter are pursuing the contract.

The South Korean joint chiefs of staff will hold a meeting later this month to discuss the aircraft procurement plan, according to the article.

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