South Korea's F-X competition. One to watch.
Korea's KF-X fighter concept. South Korea has recently extended the bidding process on phase 3 of its F-X fighter program . This program is quite interesting as it includes two fighters currently being considered for the CF-18 replacement as part of Canada's "reset" and "reevaluation" of the F-35. The first jet is, obviously, the F-35. The second, the Eurofighter Typhoon. The third, Boeing's F-15SE "Silent Eagle" isn't on Canada's current shopping list... But should be. Each fighter obviously has its own strengths and weaknesses, of course, but the main selling point for Seoul is price. Hence, the bidding extension to keep the offers coming in. There is another aspect to the F-X competition however. Seoul isn't just looking for fighter jets, it's looking for a partner to help it develop a planned indigenous stealth fighter, the KF-X. Although many have speculated one way or another, this one is currently &quo