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Minister Sung discusses measures to localize key materials, parts and equipment in national defense sector 2021-01-19

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    Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and Ministry of National Defense held the 7th Meeting for the National Defense Industry Development on January 19, to discuss measures to strengthen the competitiveness of the defense industry and boost exports.

    Minister Sung mentioned that in order for the defense industry to become a competitive exporting industry in the post-corona era, it is important to speed up the application of excellent 4th industrial revolution private technologies in the defense sector.

    After the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), the Industry Ministry has promoted the local production of K-9 self-propelled howitzers.

    In cooperation with related ministries, it will continue to support the development of future technologies and local production of key materials, parts and equipment in the defense industry.