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South Korea’s Marine Corps launches aircraft group

South Korea’s Marine Corps launches aircraft group

2-Dec-2021Source: Yonhap News Agency

South Korea’s Marine Corps launched an aircraft group Wednesday to bolster the defense of border islands and wartime capabilities for landing operations, its officials said. The launch of the Marine Aircraft Group came as the armed service had sought to secure a separate air unit after its earlier unit, formed following the 1950-53 Korean War,... Read more

Bell to bid AH-1Z for South Korean Marine Corps contract

Bell to bid AH-1Z for South Korean Marine Corps contract

15-Dec-2020Source: Yonhap News Agency

Bell Textron Inc., a U.S. aerospace manufacturer, announced its bid to sell attack helicopters to South Korea on Wednesday as the country’s Marine Corps plans to launch an aviation wing next year. See Full Story. ... Read more

Korean Marines announce first female helicopter pilot

Korean Marines announce first female helicopter pilot

2-Nov-2020Source: The Korea Herald

A female Marine Corps officer has been assigned to an aviation battalion after completing training as a helicopter pilot, becoming the Marines’ first-ever female chopper pilot, officials said Sunday. See Full Story.... Read more

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