Manila will consider the Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) KF-21 fighter for its long-running multi-role fighter (MRF) competition, as it also eyes an additional 12 FA-50PH light attack jets.

In remarks to local media, Philippine Air Force (PAF) colonel Maynard Mariano says that Manila is monitoring progress with the twin-engined KF-21 Boramae, which had its first flight on 19 July.

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Source: Defense Acquisition Program Administration

The KF-21 conducted its maiden sortie on 19 July