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155th Takes ROKAF's Top Gun award

November 18, 2004 (by Eric L. Palmer) - The Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF) held an award ceremony on Tuesday for the top finishers at this year's Boramae competition. Major Huh Geun-ho from the 155th Sqn/19th TFW, which flies F-16 block 52s, won the "Top Gun" award this year.

RoKAF Republic of Korea Airforce 19th TFW patch (Asif Shamim Collection)

Huh's unit has already been selected three times as best squadron and produced, including this year, two Top Guns.

The 37-year-old Viper driver scored 1,800 points out of a possible 2,000, dropping bombs on targets of 1 meter in diameter on the ground. His hit rate averaged 90 percent.

The Boramae competition was held from 18 through 27 October and involved a total of 390 fighter pilots.