5. KAI KF-X – South Korea
The Fifth Generation Fighter alongwith the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is the current buzzword in the aviation defense industry. KF-X is a South Korean program to develop an advanced multirole fighter for the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) and Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU), spearheaded by South Korea with Indonesia as the primary partner. It is South Korea’s second fighter development program following the FA-50. The fifth generation fighter aircraft is a technological marvel, intended to surpass the capabilities of 4th generation mounts in wide circulation today through powerful tracking and engagement facilities, advanced avionics, high-end engine installations, agile performance, composite structures and inherent stealth features to help dominate the battlefield.