Defense Acquisition Program Administration

Type: Organization
Name: Defense Acquisition Program Administration
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

'Military, defense industries cozy relations found'

By Jun Ji-hyeThe state auditor has found evidence of corruption involving defense industries and retired military officers, officials said Monday."Some large-scale corruption was also confirmed," said a government official.The Board of Audit and Inspection ... [Published Korea Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

KAI selected to develop new South Korean helicopters

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 ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

S. Korea to Resume K-11 Assault Rifle Delivery

South Korea will resume its use of the K-11 assault rifle, which had been on hold due to the rifle's tendency to explode.The decision was made at a Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) meeting presided over by Defense Minister Han Min-koo ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

KAI Picked To Build S. Korean Light Armed Helo

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has been tapped to develop a 10,000-pound helicopter to be used for civil and military purposes, according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).A link to this page will be included in your message. ... [Published DefenseNews.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

KAI tapped to develop S. Korea's next-generation civilian, armed choppers

By Lee Joon-seungSEOUL, July 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's largest aerospace company, Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI), said Tuesday it has been picked as the primary negotiating partner to develop the country's next-generation light civilian and ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

DSME Wins 179 Bil. Won Project to Renovate 3 Submarines

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering said on July 21 that it won a project to improve the performance of the three Chang Bogo I-class submarines at the cost of 179 billion won. The order was commissioned by the Defense Acquisition Program Administration. ... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Security threat from wit...

The defense industry is certainly vulnerable to corruption. Yet, the recent case in which seven people, including retired and serving military officers, were indicted for trading military secrets is truly upsetting.State and military prosecutors said ... [Published Korea Herald - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Fund worth $29.2 million created for defense technology

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration and the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday to jointly put 29.6 billion won ($29.2 million) toward developing new commercial and defense technologies ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 2 reports

Entire F-35 fleet grounded over unknown engine issue

The U.S. military has grounded its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets after one of them caught fire late last month as it was preparing to take off from an Air Force base in Florida.The Pentagon's F-35 program office, Air Force and Navy have issued directives ... [Published Arirang - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Airbus, Boeing and IAI submit bids for South Korean air tanker contract

Airbus Defence and Space, Boeing and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have submitted bids for South Korea's in-flight refuelling tanker aircraft contract.Biddings for the contract include Airbus's A330-based multi-role tanker transport; Boeing's B767-based ... [Published Air Force Technology - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

S. Korea accepts 3 bids for 4 aerial tankers

SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has accepted bids from Boeing, Airbus and Israel's IAI to supply aerial refueling tankers as part of efforts to enhance the operational capabilities of its fighter jets, the state arms procurer said Tuesday.After ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Surveillance Cameras to Be Installed in DMZ

Surveillance cameras and automatic wire-fence sensor systems will be installed at general outposts along the military demarcation line by December 2015, a spokesman for the Defense Acquisition Program Administration said Sunday.This measure aims to prevent ... [Published Digital Chosun - Jun 30 2014]

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"The BAI will wrap up the inspections and analysis within the month, and report the final results to its superior office in August" said the official
"The LCH platform is expected to be used for several missions, including emergency services, coastal surveillance and passenger transportation."
"The Korean military fixed a plan for deploying and operating the high-class attack helicopter and the low-class armed helicopter as its army aviation aircraft in order to reinforce Korea's aviation strength in 2009 and has since driven development of a Korean-made Light Armed Helicopter" the company said
Both the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, and the Defense Acquisition Program Administration announced on the 21st of July that "KAI was selected as a preferred bidder for the core technology development of the LCH project and the system development of the LAH project."

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'Military, defense industries cozy relations fo... [Published Korea Times - 9 hours ago]
South Korea selects KAI for LAH and LCH projects [Published Army Technology - Jul 27 2014]
KAI selected to develop new South Korean helico... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 26 2014]
KAI selected to develop new South Korean helico... [Published UPI - Jul 25 2014]
KAI Selected to Produce Korean Light Helicopters [Published Defense-Aerospace - Jul 25 2014]
S. Korea to Resume K-11 Assault Rifle Delivery [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 23 2014]
KAI To Develop Civil And Armed Helos For South ... [Published Defense World - Jul 23 2014]
KAI tapped to develop S. Korea's next-generatio... [Published MCOT - Jul 23 2014]
KAI Picked To Build S. Korean Light Armed Helo [Published DefenseNews.com - Jul 22 2014]
KAI tapped to develop S. Korea's next-generatio... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jul 22 2014]
DSME Wins 179 Bil. Won Project to Renovate 3 Su... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 22 2014]
ROK A-50/FA-50 Light Combat Aircraft [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jul 19 2014]
Korea to build twin-engine aircraft [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 18 2014]
S.Korea endorses development plan for home-buil... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 18 2014]
Korea picks twin-engine for indigenous fighters [Published Korea Times - Jul 18 2014]
Security threat from wit... [Published Korea Herald - Jul 17 2014]
State secrets at stake [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 16 2014]
Pentagon: "F-35 Fire May Be One-off Accident" [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 11 2014]
Fund worth $29.2 million created for defense te... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 10 2014]
HUNEED TECHNOLOGIES : signed a contract to supp... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 10 2014]
Entire F-35 fleet grounded over unknown engine ... [Published Arirang - Jul 05 2014]
F-35 Fighter Jets Grounded after Engine Fire [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 05 2014]
Airbus, Boeing and IAI submit bids for South Ko... [Published Air Force Technology - Jul 02 2014]
Government urged to enhance transparency [Published Korea Times - Jul 02 2014]
Seoul's flight tanker project kicks off [Published Korea Times - Jul 01 2014]
S. Korea accepts 3 bids for 4 aerial tankers [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jul 01 2014]
Boeing offers KC-46 for South Korea tanker requ... [Published Flight International - Jun 30 2014]
Surveillance Cameras to Be Installed in DMZ [Published Digital Chosun - Jun 30 2014]
S. Korea to resume production of homegrown torp... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 26 2014]
Taurus Systems to open Seoul office this week [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 12 2014]
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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," ...
Taurus Systems to open Seoul office this week [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 12 2014]
Taurus Systems said Sunday that it will open an office in Seoul on Tuesday ― the company’s first outside Germany.The joint German-Swedish venture is the manufacturer of the Taurus KEPD 350 long-range cruise missile that will be loaded on the Korean ...
Raytheon receives $31 million Maverick missile ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 11 2014]
Raytheon Company was awarded a $31 million contract from the Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration for additional AGM-65G-2 Maverick missiles. Under the direct commercial sale, Raytheon will supply the missiles to the Republic of Korea ...
Raytheon receives $31 M Maverick missile contra... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Feb 11 2014]
SINGAPORE - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $31 million contract from the Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration for additional AGM-65G-2 Maverick missiles. Under the direct commercial sale, Raytheon will supply the missiles to the ...
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Raytheon receives $31 million Maverick missile ... [Published Financial Services - Feb 11 2014]
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