UAE To Buy More F-16s And Upgrade Existing Fleet

  • Our Bureau
  • 04:04 PM, January 27, 2014
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has requested a possible sale of 30 F-16 Block 61 aircraft and to support the upgrade of its existing F-16 Block 60 aircraft for an estimated cost of $270 million.

The major Defense Equipment includes 40 20mm M61A Guns; and 40 Embedded GPS Inertial Navigation Systems.

Also included Identification Friend or Foe Equipment; Joint Mission Planning System; night vision devices; Cartridge Activated Device/Propellant Activated Devices; Weapons Integration; spare and repair parts; tools and test equipment; personnel training and training equipment; publications and technical documentation; International Engine Management Program-Component Improvement Program; repair and return; aerial refueling support; ferry maintenance and services; site surveys; U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistics and program support.

The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin.

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