Boeing moves step further toward South Korean fighter aircraft deal
ReutersSEOUL--Top decision makers in South Korea's 8.3 trillion won (US$7.64 billion) fighter jet tender have briefed the president on the outcome of an assessment process and told her that Boeing Co.'s F-15 Silent Eagle was the sole eligible bid, a source with knowledge of the process told Reuters.
September 17, 2013, 12:08 am TWN
The country's defense minister, the head of the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) and the air force chief of staff were at the briefing on Friday, said the source, who was briefed on the meeting.
The source could not be identified due to the sensitivity of the closed-door meeting. A spokesman for DAPA confirmed the meeting had taken place, but declined to comment on what was discussed.