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South Korea intensifies KAI T-50 export bid to Botswana

Posted 5 October 2017 · Add Comment

The government of South Korea says the 2017 edition of the Seoul Air Show will be used to showcase the export version of the Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) T-50 Golden Eagle supersonic trainer jet with the objective of marketing to Botswana among other foreign customers, reports By Oscar Nkala.

 

In a statement, the Ministry of Defence said the six-day air show which starts on October 17 will be used to showcase locally produced military aircraft.

 

These include the T-50 Golden Eagle, the F-15 K Slam Eagle, the KF-16 fighting Falcon, the KT-Woongbi jet and KUH-1 Surion helicopters.

 

"In particular, brisk activities are expected during the expo this time in connection with efforts to export T-50 supersonic training jets to the US, Botswana, Argentina and Croatia," the statement said.

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