Tag Archives: KAI

UTC Subsidiary to Supply Environmental Control Systems for KAI’s KF-X Fighter Jets

A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has secured a contract to provide and install environmental control systems aboard the Korea Aerospace Industries-built KF-X fighter aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems said Tuesday its environmental control platform is an integrated system consists of air conditioning, liquid cooling, cabin pressurization and bleed air control components. …

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Cobham Gets Contract for KF-X Conformal Antenna Suite Production

Korean Aerospace Industries has awarded Cobham‘s antenna systems business a contract to provide conformal antenna for South Korea’s future multirole fighter aircraft. The antenna suite is designed to provide communication, navigation and identification functionalities to the KF-X jet, Cobham said Oct. 17. David Bulley, vice president and general manager at Cobham …

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Cobham to Produce Missile Eject Launchers for South Korea’s Future KF-X Fighter Aircraft

Korean Aerospace Industries has awarded Cobham a $9 million contract to supply an undisclosed quantity of Missile Eject Launcher units for integration onto South Korea’s future KF-X multirole fighter aircraft. Cobham said Tuesday it aims to deliver the weapons carriage and release equipment to KAI by 2020. Ken Kota, senior vice president and general …

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Lockheed Conducts Initial Test Flight of T-50A Trainer Aircraft for USAF Competition

Lockheed Martin has completed the first test flight of the T-50A configured aircraft which the company built in collaboration with Korea Aerospace Industries to compete for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer jet program. Lockheed said Thursday T-50A is designed to meet the Advanced Pilot Training competition requirements to help pilots navigate fifth generation fighter aircraft. KAI and …

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