Taurus Systems Gmbh Hands over Taurus KEPD 350K Stand-off-Missile to South Korea

Issue 71 - November 2016

Taurus Systems GmbH, a joint venture of MBDA Deutschland GmbH (67 %) and SAAB Dynamics AB (33 %), handed over the first lot of Taurus KEPD 350K stand–off missiles to the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF). The ceremony, which saw the participation of representatives from the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) and the RoKAF,was performed at the headquarters of Taurus Systems GmbH in Schrobenhausen, Bavaria, and marked the start of series deliveries.

The Taurus KEPD 350K programme is progressing according to plan and the integration to the Korean Air Force F-15K fighter aircraft is in the final stages. Taurus weapon system will provide RoKAF with the most advanced standoff and deep strike capability currently available on the world market.