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Purple bordered roundel of red over blue divided wavy fimbriated white set
over a purple bordered white-red-white horizontal stripe.
Željko Heimer, 30 May 2001
The Han Guk Gong Gun was formed in 1948. Homepage at http://www.airforce.mil.kr/
An American style roundel was adopted in 1950. The Yin-Yang in red-blue (with white separation) with white bars bordered blue and red central stripe.
Military Aircraft Insignia of the World and B.C Wheeler: Aircraft Markings (1986) and FOTW show the Yin-Yang as bordered in blue, but it seems that it was white sometime in the past (maybe just a variant?). See http://www.airliners.net/open.file/310297/L/
Following the American footsteps, a low visibility roundel was adopted as seen at http://homepage.eircom.net/~steven/images/3_2.jpg
The naval air arm uses the same roundel but with white border for the
Dov Gutterman, 19 June 2004