Air Services

South Korea

The Republic of Korea Armed Forces, also known as the ROK Armed Forces, are the armed forces of South Korea and consist of their Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.

Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF)

The ROKAF was officially founded on 1st October 1949

COMBAT

Lockheed Martin F-35A Bk 3F

Maiden flight of 18-005 @ Lockheed Martin facilty, NASJRB Fort Worth 26/10/18

McDonnell-Douglas F-4E Phantom II

80-734 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

80-734 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

F-15K Slam Eagle

derivative of the McDonnell-Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle with partial supply and build by Korean Companies and final assembly by Boeing

02-030 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

02-030 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

Samsung Aerospace KF-16C

built under license (now Korean Aerospace Industries)

KF-16C-52 '93-067' @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

KF-16C-52 '93-067' @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

KAI FA-50 Fighting Eagle

all-weather Multirole fighter variant of KAI T-50

14-015 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

14-015 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

Northrop F-5E Tiger II

50-526 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

50-526 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

Korean Air KF-5E Tiger II

built under license

10-574 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

10-574 - ADEX 2015, Seoul

TRANSPORT

BAe.748-2A / 248

1713 - on the very far side of Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

1713 - on the very far side of Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

CASA CN-235-100

30-084 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

30-084 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

CASA CN-235-220M

220M (VIP) @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

20-049 @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

Lockheed C-130H Hercules

05-182 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

05-182 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

Lockheed C-130H-30 Hercules

55-036 @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

55-030 @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

also

Lockheed C-130J-30 Super Hercules

Boeing 737-3Z8

'85101' - tucked away in a hangar at Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

also

Boeing 747-4B5

RECONNAISSANCE

BAe.125 Hawker 800

58-350 @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

25-346 @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

AIRBORNE EARLY WARNING and CONTROL

Boeing E-737 / B737-7ES

TRAINERS

KAI KT-1 Woongbi

02-029 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

02-030 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

KAI KA-1

Armed advanced trainer variant of the KT-1, with light-attack and forward air control capabilities

06-009 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

06-009 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

KAI T-50

Advanced trainer

06-008 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

08-031 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

KAI TA-50

Lead-in fighter trainer and light attack variant of KAI T-50

'138-078' @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

'138-078' @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

Samsung Aerospace KF-16D

'93-113' @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

'93-113' @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

also

T-59 BAe Hawk Mk.67, Ilyushin Il-103, Northrop F-5F / Korean Air KF-5F Tiger II

HELICOPTERS

Boeing CH-47 / HH-47D Chinook

88-092 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

88-092 @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

Eurocopter AS332L2 Super Puma

02-257 @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

02-257 @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk / HH-60P

'01-824' @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

'01-715' @ ADEX 2015, Seoul

Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk / VH-60P

VIP

Sikorsky S-92 / VCH-92

VIP

05035 @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

05035 @ Seongnam AB, Seoul 2015

also

Bell 412SP, Kamov Ka-32 / HH-32AHelix-C, MD 500 Defender

DEMONSTRATION TEAM

Black Eagles Aerobatic Display Team

KAI T-50 B Golden Eagle


Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN)

Established in 1945, the ROK Navy is the oldest branch of the South Korean armed forces

and includes the Republic of Korea Marine Corps.

Lockheed Martin P-3C Orion / P-3CK

(Ex-USN P-3B modernized by KAI)

Aérospatiale Alouette III SA-319B

'770301' - Exhibit at the Korean War Memorial, Seoul 2015

'770301' - Exhibit at the Korean War Memorial, Seoul 2015

also

Reims-Cessna C-400 (CeF406) Caravan II

Westland Lynx Mk.99

Westland Super Lynx Mk.99A

Sikorsky UH-60P (Built by KAL-ASD)

Bell UH-1H


Republic of Korea Army (ROKA)

Founded in 1948, the ROK Army is the largest branch of the South Korean armed forces, and has been operating helicopters since 1987

Bell AH-1F/S Cobra

Bell UH-1 H/N

CH-47D / CH-47DLR Chinook

KAI KUH-1 Surion

(to replace the UH-1)

model - ADEX 2015, Seoul

model - ADEX 2015, Seoul

MD-500MD Defender / MD-500 TOW Defender (Built under license by Korean Air)

Messerschmitt Bo 105CBS (Built under license by KAI)

Sikorsky UH-60P (Built under license by Korean Air)

FUTURE

KAI Light Armed Helicopter (LAH) / Airbus H155

(to replace the MD-500 in 2022)

model - ADEX 2015, Seoul