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S. Korea to decide on aerial refueling tankers in 2014

2013/11/27 17:21

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korea plans to move forward with the purchase of four aerial refueling tankers in 2014, which can greatly enhance the operational capabilities of its Air Force, the government said Wednesday.

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said in a report to Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin that it has carefully reviewed the need to procure the tanker aircraft and decided to move forward with the process.