US Department of State Plans to Sell 25 F-35 Fighter Jets to South Korea in Defense Upgrade

US Department of State Prepares to Sell 25 F-35 Fighter Jets to South Korea

Washington, D.C. – In a recent development, the US Department of State has announced its plans to sell 25 F-35 fighter jets to South Korea. The deal, with an approximate total value of $5 billion (equivalent to about 178,542.50 million baht), aims to bolster South Korea’s national defense capabilities.

South Korea, one of the few nations worldwide that already operates F-35 aircraft, had received approval from the Washington government for this procurement back in 2018. The decision came amidst heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula, as North Korea continued to pursue its missile program.

Amidst these developments, the international community has turned its attention towards North Korean leader, Mr. Kim Jong-un. This week, Mr. Kim embarked on an official visit to Russia, marking his first trip since 2019. Observers are closely monitoring this visit, as rumors circulate that arms trade discussions may be underway between the two nations.

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Foreign news agencies report from Washington. United States on September 14 that the US Department of State issued a statement Preparing to sell 25 F-25 fighter jets to South Korea With a total value of about 5,000 million US dollars (about 178,542.50 million baht) to upgrade South’s national defense capabilities Korea.

South Korea is one of the few countries in the world. which has used the F-35 aircraft It was approved by the Washington government in 2018 amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea continues to develop its missile program.

While Mr. Kim Jong-un, the Supreme Leader of North Korea His official visit to Russia this week is his first visit since 2019, and Washington is keeping a close eye on him. that the two countries are preparing to trade arms.

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