About KAI

As one of Korea's leading aerospace companies,
KAI is constantly changing and innovating to strengthen global competitiveness.

As a total solution provider in aerospace, KAI has been taking leading role in national aviation industry and security with successful development of KT-1 Basic Trainer, T-50 Advanced Jet trainer, FA-50 Light Combat Aircraft, KUH-1 Utility Helicopter and RQ-101 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. Currently KFX and LAH/LCH program which is future growth engine are under development.
In addition, KAI is extending its scope to space business by participating the development such as Korea Multi-Purpose Satellites, Compact Advanced Satellite 500 and Defense Satellite, as well as Korea Space Launch Vehicle.


  • KANG, Goo-young


  • 1 OCT 1999


  • ₩487,400,000,000


  • ₩7,139,600,000,000

    Total Assets
    (DEC 2023)

Ahn, Hyun Ho
President & CEO

Birth 1957

  • 1976Choongang High School (Seoul)

    1981Department of Trade, Seoul National University

  • 2012Awarded the Order of Service Merit with Yellow Stripes

  • 2013The Story of Korean, Chinese and Japanese
    Economies: "Who Will Win the Game?"

    2017The Story of Korean, Chinese and Japanese
    Economies 2: "The Korean Economy Needs a New Path"

  • 1981Passed the 25th national examination for
    high-level public officials

    2005Head, Bureau of Industrial Technology Policy

    2007Head, Bureau of Industrial Policy

    2008Head, Office of Planning and Coordination

    2009Head, Office of Industrial Economy

    2010Vice Minister, Knowledge Economy

    2011Chair Professor, the Graduate School of
    Dankook University

    2011Vice Chairman, the Korea International
    Trade Association

    2016Advisor, KPMG

    2018The 7th President, Korea Polytechnic University

    2019President, Korea Aerospace
    Industries, ltd

Global Partner

KAI is growing as a global company together with customers all over the world.