Boeing Renews Korean F-15K Sustainment Pact

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Boeing has received a five-year contract to continue long-term sustainment of the Republic of Korea Air Force’s (ROKAF) F-15K aircraft, supporting to the fleet’s readiness.

“This approach guarantees materials and technical support required for aircraft maintenance over many years while managing costs,” said Tim Buerk, director, F-15 sustainment in the Far East region and United States. “It also provides opportunities for us to utilize local industry to help maintain and manufacture F-15K components, cutting down on cycle times.”

Boeing has been sustaining the ROKAF’s F-15K fleet since 2012. Hyundai Glovis, a Seoul-based supplier, will partner with Boeing on logistics handling and supply chain distribution in country.

Flight Fleets Analyzer shows that Seoul operates 59 F-15K fighter aircraft. Other fighters in the north Asian country’s fleet include 71 McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantoms, 158 Northrop F-5Es, 118 Lockheed Martin F-16s, and 20 Korea Aerospace Industries FA-50s.

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Source: Boeing/flightglobal.com

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