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Korean Air has been selected as the preferred bidder to develop “stealth” unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for use by combat squadrons.

In an announcement on 16 August, Korean Air said it received “high scores” from the Korean Agency for Defense Development (ADD) for its technology in the first stage of the bidding process. The company is said to have been selected on 12 August.

South Korea has been developing the concept of a stealth UAV squadron as part of the ADD’s ‘Future Challenge Defense Technology R&D Project’. ADD is said to have started the project in November 2021.

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