Military Capabilities

Iraq takes delivery of first South Korean jets

16 March 2017

Iraqi Air Force (IqAF) commander Lieutenant General Anwar Hamad Amin announced on 16 March that the IqAF has received its first batch of Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) T-50 jets.

He said the fighters were delivered with weapons and equipment and would enter service in the near future.

South Korea's Yonhap news agency announced in December 2013 that Iraq had ordered 24 of the FA-50 light attack variant of the T-50 trainer under a USD1.1 billion deal.

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