Defense Acquisition Program Administration

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Name: Defense Acquisition Program Administration
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Naval Submarine Jangbogo III to Be Built with Homegrown Technology

It is likely the next-generation submarine for the Republic of Korea Navy will be Jangbogo III (Batch I) based on homegrown technology.The Defense Acquisition Program Administration said on September 29 that Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Bribery case probed over Navy ship

The prosecution’s investigation into suspected corruption linked to a costly yet botched Navy procurement project expanded yesterday as investigators found more evidence implicating a retired captain.The Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office said ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

16th Guided-missile Warship Delivered to Navy

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration says it has delivered the 16th high-speed guided-missiles warship to the Navy.The 450-ton Kim Soo-hyun will be deployed for actual missions late this year after a two-month test run. The construction of the ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

More medics to be assigned to front-line platoons

By Kang Seung-wooThe Korean Army plans to deploy a medic to each platoon in front-line general outpost divisions (GOP).Currently, only one medical non-commissioned officer (NCO) and two medics are assigned to company-level units."In an emergency situation, ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Korea Republic of : SOUTH KOREA officially announces plans to buy 40 F-35A fighter jets

South Korea has officially announced that it plans to buy 40 F-35A fighter jets from U.S. defense company Lockheed Martin in a deal that includes transfers of technology to the develop Korea's own advanced fighter jet.South Korea selected the U.S. company's ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 5 reports

​KFX to benefit from F-35 offsets

In return for obtaining 40 Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, South Korea will receive technologies related to its long-planned KFX indigenous fighter programme.Following Lockheed’s announcement on 24 September that Seoul was on the verge of ... [Published Flight International - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

F-X, KF-X projects hinge on budget issue

By Jun Ji-hyeThere are growing concerns over funding following the recent announcements of the purchase of 40 F-35 stealth fighters as the nation's next-generation fighters (F-X), and the development of an indigenous fighter, the KF-X.Some analysts wonder ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Korea Settles on Lockheed Martin Fighter Jets

Korea has finally decided to buy 40 Lockheed Martin F-35As for the epically delayed project to acquire new-generation fighter jets.The F35A was the sole qualified candidate after several rounds of abortive bidding and will cost a massive W121 billion ... [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 7 reports

Korea to buy 40 F-35A fighter planes

South Korea will buy 40 F-35A fighter jets from the U.S. defense firm Lockheed Martin for about 7 billion U.S. dollars according to state arms procurer.Under the agreed purchase deal, Lockheed Martin will transfer production technologies in 17 sectors ... [Published Arirang - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Korea finalizes plan to buy F-35s for W7.3 tril.

By Jun Ji-hyeThe defense acquisition agency has finalized a plan to purchase 40 Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighters as the nation's next-generation fighters (F-X) with a budget of 7.3 trillion won ($7 billion), officials said Wednesday."The plan is ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

DAPA Approves Basic Plan for KF-X Program

The government has approved a basic plan for an indigenous fighter jet development project called the KF-X program.The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) held the 83rd session of its defense project committee on Wednesday and approved the ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Brand-New Rescue Ship Equipped with Ancient Tech

The side-scan sonar of the supposedly state-of-the-art 3,500-ton naval rescue and salvage ship Tongyeong is of same type as that of a Navy ship built in the 1970s, it emerged on Thursday.The sonar performance of the Tongyeong, which cost W159 billion ... [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 19 2014]

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"We are investigating how and why the two people fabricated the documents, whether they colluded in the fabrication with other officials and whether they received money from the supplier in return" a prosecutor said
"In an emergency situation, it is difficult to dispatch medical staff and deal quickly with patients for topographical reasons," an officer said. "Every platoon of the GOP divisions will gradually have a medic."
In response to the concerns, a DAPA official said, "We have reviewed various reports and found that the price of the F-35 has decreased since 2011. If the final price falls compared to the time of signing, Korea will get the difference back."
"We held negotiations from March to September on technology, price, and trade-off conditions and decided to purchase 40 F-35As,” spokesman Baek Yoon-hyung told reporters."

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Naval Submarine Jangbogo III to Be Built with H... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - 7 hours ago]
Bribery case probed over Navy ship [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 20 hours ago]
KF-X Fighter: F-35 Preliminary to Future Homegr... [Published Defense Industry Daily - Sep 30 2014]
2 ex-Navy officers detained over parts supply c... [Published Korea Times - Sep 30 2014]
16th Guided-missile Warship Delivered to Navy [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 30 2014]
More medics to be assigned to front-line platoons [Published Korea Times - Sep 28 2014]
Korea Republic of : SOUTH KOREA officially anno... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 26 2014]
​KFX to benefit from F-35 offsets [Published Flight International - Sep 25 2014]
F-X, KF-X projects hinge on budget issue [Published Korea Times - Sep 25 2014]
South Korea Formally Announces Intent to Buy 40... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 25 2014]
Korea Settles on Lockheed Martin Fighter Jets [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 25 2014]
Seoul to buy 40 F-35A fighters from Lockheed Ma... [Published Korea Times - Sep 25 2014]
S. Korea To Buy 40 F-35As for $7 billion [Published DefenseNews.com - Sep 25 2014]
S. Korea to buy 40 F-35A fighters in USD 7 bill... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Sep 24 2014]
Korea to buy 40 F-35A fighter planes [Published Arirang - Sep 24 2014]
Stealth fighter jets to cost $117M a piece [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 24 2014]
South Korea to Buy 40 Lockheed F-35 Jets for $7... [Published GovConWire - Sep 24 2014]
S Korea to pay USD 7 bn for 40 F-35A fighter jets [Published Press Trust of India - Sep 24 2014]
South Korea to pay $7 bn for 40 F-35A fighter jets [Published zeenews.com - Sep 24 2014]
Korea finalizes plan to buy F-35s for W7.3 tril. [Published Korea Times - Sep 24 2014]
DAPA Approves Basic Plan for KF-X Program [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 24 2014]
South Korea Orders 40 F-35 Fighter Jets [Published Defense World - Sep 24 2014]
South Korea To Sign Deal This Month To Buy 40 F... [Published Business Insider - Sep 24 2014]
South Korea To Sign Deal This Month To Buy 40 F... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 24 2014]
Brand-New Rescue Ship Equipped with Ancient Tech [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 19 2014]
Daebo Group chairman probed for embezzlement [Published Korea Times - Sep 17 2014]
Navy chief grilled over immobilized salvage ship [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 16 2014]
Fifth-Generation Fighters Will Determine Air Do... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister receives represen... [Published News.Az - Sep 12 2014]
Fighter procurement projects pick up speed [Published Korea Herald - Aug 31 2014]
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Naval Submarine Jangbogo III to Be Built with H... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - 7 hours ago]
It is likely the next-generation submarine for the Republic of Korea Navy will be Jangbogo III (Batch I) based on homegrown technology.The Defense Acquisition Program Administration said on September 29 that Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, ...
South Korea Formally Announces Intent to Buy 40... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 25 2014]
South Korea formally announced on Wednesday that it would buy 40 F-35A fighter jets from the American defense contractor Lockheed Martin in a deal that includes transfers of technology for the development of the country’s own advanced fighter jet.South ...
South Korea To Sign Deal This Month To Buy 40 F... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 24 2014]
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will sign a deal this month to buy 40 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets for about 7.34 trillion won ($7.06 billion) for delivery in 2018-2021, two people with knowledge of the transaction told Reuters on Wednesday. ...
KAI selected to develop new South Korean helico... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 26 2014]
Light armed helicopters and light civil helicopters are to be developed for South Korea by Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd.The government selection of KAI for the projects was announced by the South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, and ...
S. Korea to resume production of homegrown torp... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 26 2014]
South Korea has successfully improved the quality of a homegrown torpedo, paving the way for its long-delayed mass production, the state arms procurement agency said Monday.In a test-firing on Friday, the torpedo, named "Hongsangeo," or "Red Shark," ...
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