KIMST holds Military Science and Technology conference

The 2015 Military Science and Technology Conference, held by KIMST (Korea Institute of Military Science and Technology), commenced on 23 and will continue until the 24. 650 studies on the seven system categories of ground, naval, aerospace, guided weapons, information and communication, surveillance and reconnaissance, and future battlefield convergence will be presented during the event. Read more about KIMST holds Military Science and Technology conference[…]

DAPA selects SW development tasks for weapon system development

DAPA announced the selection of three SW development programs for the development of weapon systems. The entire program is to domestically develop SW which is currently not acquirable from foreign sources or expensive to maintain. “Common artificial intelligence platform technology” is a four year KRW 3 billion project from 2016 which will be used for Read more about DAPA selects SW development tasks for weapon system development[…]

Indonesia Signs KF-X Draft Contract for 20% Investment of development costs

KAI announced that Indonesia has signed the KF-X draft contract promising a 20% investment of development costs (KRW 1.7 Trillion KRW) with the signing ceremony attended by DAPA, KAI, Indonesian Ministry of Defense, and PTDI (PT. Dirgantara Indonesia; Indonesian Aerospace). Conditions of the draft contract include design and manufacturing activities in Indonesia as well as Read more about Indonesia Signs KF-X Draft Contract for 20% Investment of development costs[…]

DAPA holds Veterans and welfare organization policy development seminar

DAPA held the Veterans and welfare organization policy development seminar to diagnose the current veterans and welfare organization policy and propose improvement plans. DAPA is also currently conducting policy research to enhance veteran and welfare organization independence and the efficiency of government procurement.

Reissue of notice on 2015 support program for defense SMB information security system establishment

With the purpose of having defense SMB voluntarily establish information security systems, DAPA has re-announced the detailed plans for the support program. Under this program, firms that have operated the SMB Technology Security Service with comprehensive security equipment will be supported with the rental costs of the equipment. Additional applications for the program are to Read more about Reissue of notice on 2015 support program for defense SMB information security system establishment[…]

DTaQ holds seminar on the 2015 international defense industry prospects

DTaQ held the 2015 International Defense Industry Prospects Seminar to discuss analyses on the world defense industry and prospects, efforts to expand of exports in the defense industry, export projects to Indonesia, the global trends in the marine industry, and weapon system export prospects. In addition, DTaQ has also produced an annual publication on the Read more about DTaQ holds seminar on the 2015 international defense industry prospects[…]

DAPA states that allegations on conspiracy in KF-X technology transfer proposal is not true

DAPA denied allegations that DAPA requested to the US in the KF-X technology transfer MOU to make it seem as if the technology transfer will be possible. The DAPA spokesperson stated that “the MOU was the result of negotiations with the US” and that the allegations were not true. A National Assembly member revealed a Read more about DAPA states that allegations on conspiracy in KF-X technology transfer proposal is not true[…]

National Assembly National Defense Committee to establish KF-X program risk management subcommittee

The National Assembly members of the National Defense Committee have agreed to install a subcommittee on the risk management of the KF-X program, which will include a consultant committee of aerospace technology experts. However, the National Defense Committee has also decided to proceed with the current KF-X program budget of KRW 67 billion, which has Read more about National Assembly National Defense Committee to establish KF-X program risk management subcommittee[…]

Notice on 2015 National Venture Promotion conference

DAPA has issued a notice on the 2015 National Defense Venture Promotion Conference. The conference is held for those who are interested in the development of national defense venture companies. The conference will be held on November 18 from 1400 to 1630 at the War Memorial of Korea.

DAPA commences ‘Unmanned Surveillance Sensor’ development

Following the ROK military decision to develop ‘Unmanned Ground Surveillance Sensors’ with the purpose of preventing enemy penetration and monitoring nK military at the DMZ, DAPA signed a KRW 36 billion contract with Hanwha Thales to conduct exploratory development. This Unmanned Surveillance Sensor system is to monitor enemy activity and to identify enemy in blind Read more about DAPA commences ‘Unmanned Surveillance Sensor’ development[…]