Assembly plant of Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) in Sacheon
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S Korea to restart $8bn fighter jet bidding

South Korea is set to restart the bidding process for its biggest arms purchase program.

The country is looking to buy nearly $8bn (£5bn) worth of fighter jets. But in a surprise move, it has rejected bids by aerospace giants Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

The BBC's Lucy Williamson reports from Seoul.

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  • 25 Sep 2013
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