South Korean KF-21 Fighter Reaches Mach 1.8 During Tests

South Korea’s KAI KF-21 Boramae has reportedly reached speeds above Mach 1.8 during testing, marking a significant milestone in the development of the fighter project.

The flight test was carried out before live-fire missile tests. The development of the KF-21 is reportedly “on schedule.”

The KF-21 is a 4th generation joint stealth fighter project between South Korea and Indonesia and is the second domestic fighter aircraft program, with the other being the FA-50.