Tunisia Request F-5 Avionics Upgrades

  • Our Bureau
  • 04:16 PM, September 20, 2013
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Tunisia has proposed a sale for F-5 avionics upgrades and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support from the U.S.

This possible sale is of Block 1 Avionics Upgrades on Tunisia's fleet of 12 F-5 aircraft for an estimated cost of $60 million.

The upgrade includes 12 LN-260 Standard Positioning System Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation Systems (GPS/INS), Control Display Unit, Electrical Power, and Environmental Control System, repairs, Material Condition Inspection, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistical and program support.

The proposed sale will improve Tunisia's capability to deter regional threats and strengthen its homeland defense, as well as support counter-terrorism operations. These systems will bolster Tunisia's ability to continue supporting its air and ground forces in counter-terrorism and border security operations. Tunisia, which already has F-5 aircraft in its inventory, will have no difficulty absorbing this service and support into its armed forces.

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