Korea Shows off F-35A Fighter on Armed Forces Day

  • Arirang News

    October 01, 2019 08:39

    Korea showcased its F-35A stealth fighters to the public for the first time at Tuesday morning's 71st Armed Forces Day ceremony in the southeastern city of Daegu.

    The fifth-generation jet, which were introduced in a ceremonial flyby, will be deployed warfare-ready within this year. Korea so far has received eight of them from the U.S. and more are expected to arrive.

    An F-35 stealth fighter sits on display at an air base in Daegu on Friday.

    Other military assets such as F-15K jets and Apache helicopters also made an appearance at the event.

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