South Korea buys 10 KAI LAH light combat helicopters, the contract amount is $ 235,000,000

Defense Procurement Agency of South Korea DAPA signed a contract with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) for

production and supply of LAH (Light Armed Helicopter) helicopters.

What is known

We are talking about the first batch of 10 helicopters.The contract amount is about $235,000,000. In addition to helicopters, the contract also includes logistics, initial pilot training and maintenance. The terms of the contract are 36 months. The first deliveries will begin in 2024.

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For those who are not in the know

LAH (Light Armed Helicopter) is a compacta twin-rotor combat helicopter made by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) in collaboration with the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus Helicopters. The development of the helicopter began in 2015. In 2019, he made his first flight.