KAI wants to become a key global player in the new space age, for which it is investing heavily in research and development (R&D).
The company is in charge of the development of the next-generation N °2 medium satellite, which is being carried out as the first private space project in Korea, and of the overall assembly of the Korean launch vehicle Nuri (KSLV-II ) scheduled to be launched on the 21st.
KAI working on MUM-T (manned-unmanned teaming) capability for its armed helicopters
At the Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition 2021 (ADEX 2021) held from 19 to 23 October, the company showcased a model of the Surion Marine Attack Helicopter (MAH) fitted with an enlarged stub wing-type structure mounting four canisters, each of which is designed to launch either a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or a loitering munition.
ADEX 2021: LIG Nex1 unveils heavy-lift UAV development
LIG Nex1 unveiled its KCD-200 unmanned aerial vehicle development at ADEX 2021. (Dae Young Kim)
South Korean defence prime LIG Nex1 is showcasing its new heavy-lift unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) concept at the 2021 edition of Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (ADEX), being held from 19 to 24 October.