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Aerospace & Defense

Seoul holds biggest ever defense show as arms race fears grow

South Korea seeks to becoming a military export powerhouse

SEONGNAM, South Korea -- Two South Korean airforce jets painted the national flag in the sky over Seoul Air Base on Friday, marking the close of the nation's biggest ever arms show.

The five-day Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition, or ADEX, was buzzing with military officers, sales representatives, and ordinary citizens snapping thousands of pieces of weaponry and military equipment on display from 440 companies representing 28 nations.

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