In between two naval defense shows (PACIFIC 2019 in Sydney, Australia and MADEX 2019 in Busan, South Korea) our team visited South Korea’s Air and Defense exhibition ADEX 2019, also known as the Seoul Airshow.
We bring you exclusive coverage of this major defense show in Asia, from a naval point of view. Here are the things that caught our attention this year at ADEX:
0:36 – Hanwha Defense unveils KAAV-II amphibious assault vehicle for ROK Marine Corps
2:34 – ROK Navy is procuring P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) to replace is P-3C Orion
4:50 – Lockheed Martin is pitching the MH-60R Romeo for ROK Navy ASW helicopter requirement
5:57 – First F-35A fighters delivered to ROK Air Force and potential interest in F-35B STOVL aircraft by the ROK Navy
8:11 – The star of the show: The KF-X, South Korea’s future stealth fighter
9:02 – LIG Nex1 future cruise missile for the KF-X, with potential