Actually, only one F-80C, one B-29 and two liaison aircraft are known to have been lost to Yak-9Ps in the air, with three USAF transports and seven ROKAF
trainers destroyed on the ground by their strafing.
Furthermore, it suggests an opportunity for the United States to help the ROKAF
bring together many of the steps towards coalition integration during a Red Flag exercise.
As the main force for the defense of the South Korean peninsula, the ROKAF
The AN/APG-63 can be outfitted with an active electronically scanned array (AESA) instead of the traditional mechanically scanned radar antenna, a configuration designated as the AN/APG-63(V)2, and although the ROKAF
didn't opt for the AESA initially (possibly due to financial reasons), it could be and is certainly likely to be part of a future upgrade.
Two days earlier, FEAF had pulled ten F-51D Mustangs from "target-towing" duties to provide to the now non-existent ROKAF
The KAOC will also stay under the leadership of the USAF with a ROKAF
deputy, both lieutenant generals.
KAI is starting to deliver the T/A-50 variant to ROKAF
The following six helicopters will be delivered to the ROKAF
by the first half of 2005.
These C-130Js will join the ROKAF
s other two Super Hercules aircraft, which were delivered in March.