Boeing Sole Bidder for S. KoreanThe U.S. AWACS Project

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Boeing Sole Bidder for S. KoreanThe U.S. AWACS Project

Post by wildbill » Sat Aug 05, 2006 10:09 am

The U.S. aerospace giant Boeing is again the sole remaining bidder for the long-delayed E-X Project to build airborne early warning systems for Korea, after IAI Elta of Israel failed to meet the final requirements.

The W1.5878 trillion (US $1=W966) project will introduce four airborne early warning aircraft by 2012 and has symbolic meaning as a core component of the government’s independent defense policy. Japan has fours E-767 AWACS and 13 E-2C AWACS and China is developing several such spy planes.

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