Korea Aerospace Industries
|Traded as||KRX: 047810|
|Industry||Aerospace & Defence|
|Headquarters||Sacheon, South Korea|
|Key people||Sung-Yong, Ha(President and CEO)|
|Revenue||US$ 1.95 billion (2013)|
|Operating income||US$ 121 million (2013) |
|Net income||US$ 87 million (2013) |
|Total assets||US$ 1.91 billion (2013) |
|Total equity||US$ 0.93 billion (2013) |
|Owner(s)||Korean government (26.8%)
Hyundai Motor Co. (10%)
Samsung Techwin (10%) 
Doosan (5%) 
|Employees||3,255 (March 31, 2014)|
Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (commonly referred to as KAI, Korean: 한국항공우주산업, Hanja: 韓國航空宇宙産業) is a South Korean aerospace company, originally a JV of Samsung Aerospace, Daewoo Heavy Industries (aerospace division), and Hyundai Space and Aircraft Company (HYSA), which in 1999 took over its founding members at the behest of the Korean government following their financial troubles which emerged in the 1997 financial crisis.
In 2010, KAI was studying a project for launching a 90-seat turboprop, to be announced as early as 2011. In October 2012, a joint development deal between Bombardier Aerospace and a government-lead South Korean consortium was revealed, to develop a 90-seater turboprop regional airliner, targeting a 2019 launch date. The consortium would include Korea Aerospace Industries and Korean Air Lines.
- Licensed production
- MBB/Kawasaki BK 117 : Hyundai Space and Aircraft Company in 1989 assembled a BK-117.
- MBB Bo-105 KLH (1989) : Daewoo Heavy Industries (aerospace division) license-produced combat version of CBS-5.
- KF-16, (1991) : Samsung Aerospace produced 140 F-16 C/D Block 52 fighters under license from Lockheed Martin in the 1990s. 
- Upgrade and Modification
- Fixed-wing aircraft
- KAI KUH-1 Surion (2006)
- Unmanned aerial vehicles
- KAI Night Intruder 300 (RQ-101) 
- Bell 427 helicopter designed and manufactured by Bell Helicopter and Samsung Aerospace Industries.
- Bell 429 helicopter designed and manufactured by Bell Helicopter and Samsung Aerospace Industries.
- Korean Multipurpose Satellites No. 1, 2, 3 and 5
- Korea Space Launch Vehicle(KSLV)-2 
- KAI KF-X - Korean Fighter eXperimental
- KAI LCH/LAH - Light Civil Helicopter/ Light Armed Helicopter 
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- John Pike. "KF-16 Korea Fighter Program [KFP]". Globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 2010-11-13.
- "Night Intruder 300". deagel.com. Retrieved 2014-07-23.
- "Korea Develops Small Passenger Plane". Chosun Ilbo. 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2011-07-24.
- "한국항공우주연구원, 한국형발사체 총 조립업체로 KAI 선정". kslv2.or.kr. Retrieved 2014-07-19.
- "South Korea military chiefs endorse $8.2 billion development plan for home-built fighters". reuters.com. Retrieved 2014-07-23.
- "KAI Picked To Build S. Korean Light Armed Helo". defensenews.com. Retrieved 2014-07-23.
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