Lockheed Wins Taiwan’s F-16 Support Contract

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Lockheed Wins Taiwan’s F-16 Support Contract
Taiwanese F-16 fighter

The U.S. Air Force has won a $53.2 million contract to support Taiwan’s F-16 jet.

The deal includes provision of miscellaneous support for 50 retrofit aircraft to the Taiwan F-16 Peace Phoenix Rising program, the U.S. Department of Defense said in a release today.

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This modification provides for contractor over and above support and acquisition of legacy aircraft hardware and equipment.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas; and Taiwan, and is expected to be completed December 31, 2023.

Taiwan launched a $4.56 billion program to upgrade its fleet of 142 F-16 jets last year. U.S. manufacturer Lockheed Martin won $62 billion to build F-16 jets in August of which 66 are expected to be for Taiwan.

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