A KF-21 fighter taxis along during a   demonstration at the headquarters of Korea Aerospace Industries, in Sacheon, South Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE
A KF-21 fighter taxis along during a demonstration at the headquarters of Korea Aerospace Industries, in Sacheon, South Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE

South Korea’s new KF-21 fighter jet no match for China’s J-20, analyst says

  • A KF-21 ‘Boramae’ or ‘Hawk’ prototype recently completed a 30-minute test flight
  • Design suggests limited stealth capabilities, but new jet could still impact regional power balance, Macau-based observer says

A KF-21 fighter taxis along during a   demonstration at the headquarters of Korea Aerospace Industries, in Sacheon, South Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE
A KF-21 fighter taxis along during a demonstration at the headquarters of Korea Aerospace Industries, in Sacheon, South Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE
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