The Royal Oman Air Force accepted the first of its second order of Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons in a ceremony held on April 3. The fighter aircraft will ferry to Oman later this year.
In 2002, the Sultanate of Oman became the 23rd member of the F-16 family and now joins the 15 other countries which have ordered additional F-16 jets for their air defense. The new F-16s will add to the Oman Air Force's existing fleet of F-16s used to defend Oman's borders.
"Our partnership with Oman is a proud one," said Orlando Carvalho, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. "Working together, we are not only producing new F-16s, but also upgrading their existing F-16 fleet to provide the Royal Air Force of Oman with a common advanced F-16 capability configuration."
Eurofighter will next deliver Typhoon fighters to its seventh customer, Oman, as the European consortium marks its 20th anniversary. On the 20th anniversary of Europes biggest fighter programme, over 400 Typhoons have been delivered to six international customers
Rockwell Collins Flight2 avionics system has been selected by the Royal Air Force of Oman for its C-130 upgrade program. The Rockwell Collins Flight2 avionics system will provide the Royal Air Force of Oman C-130 aircraft with unrestricted access to global airspace by meeting Communication, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) airspace requirements that are currently identified
Raytheon Company has won a $1.28 billion contract from Oman to supply National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS)
Raytheon on Monday signed an agreement with Oman to supply unidentified air defence system. The contract comes within the constant upgrading of capabilities of the Sultan's Armed Forces and adding new capacities to the Royal Air Force of Oman in a bid to help them play their prospective national roles
Lockheed Martin celebrated the official "light off" of the second Aegis Ashore system for Romania on Oct. 24, representing the system's operational readiness
Romania requests a sale of weapons, equipment, and support for 12 F-16 MLU Block 15 for an estimated cost of $457 million. The proposed sale includes 13 Embedded Global Positioning Systems/Inertial Navigation Systems (EGPS/INS) with GPS Security Devices, Airborne * 3 AN/ALQ-131 Electronic Countermeasure Pods, 30 AIM-120C Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM), 5 AIM-120C Captive Air Training Missiles (CATMs), 60 AIM-9M Sidewinder Missiles, 4 AIM-9M CATMs, 48 LAU-129 Launchers, 10 GBU-12 Enhanced Guided Bomb Units, 18 AGM-65H/KB Maverick Missiles, 4 AGM-65 CATMs, 15 Multifunctional Information Distribution System/Low Volume Terminals and 2 Multifunctional Information Distribution System Ground Support Systems
The first Eurofighter Typhoon and Hawk advanced jet trainer aircraft for the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) has been formally rolled out at BAE Systems facility in Warton, Lancashire. The roll out ceremony was attended by Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidi, the Sultanate of Omans Minister Responsible For Defence Affairs (MRDA) and the Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman, Air Vice-Marshal Mattar bin Ali bin Mattar Al Obaidani
Tactical Communications Group (TCG) announced today that it has successfully deployed data link hardware and software components to support data link operational and training needs for Link 16 interoperability with national and coalition forces for the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO). TCG delivered a Ground Support System (GSS), based on TCG's Ground Tactical Data Link System (GTS), with four distributed remote tactical display workstations providing Oman with Tactical Situation Awareness, Target, Track, Point, Friendly Participating Unit emulation and message generation on a Link 16 network
Belgium has requested a possible Foreign Military Sale to upgrade its F-16A/B Block 15 Aircraft Mid Life Upgrade (MLU) aircraft for an estimated cost of $113 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 8, 2014
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