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.
Raytheon Company has signed a contract with BAE Systems in support of upgrading the Republic of Korea's fleet of more than 130 KF-16C/D Block 52 aircraft. As a key subcontractor to BAE Systems, the company will provide an integrated solution that includes the Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar (RACR), ALR-69A all-digital radar warning receiver, advanced mission computing technology and weapon systems integration
Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems are hoping to secure the Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) F-16 Fighting Falcon fleet upgrade contract. The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) had announced last week the potential foreign military sales (FMS) for upgrading Singapore's 60 F-16C/D/D+ aircraft for an estimated $2
The US Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has outlined the details on Singapores long-awaited upgrade programme for 60 Lockheed Martin F-16 C/D Block 52 fighters. The proposed package is worth $2
The Agency for Defense Development (ADD) has successfully developed an ELINT (electronic intelligence) and image intelligence collection systems, which are installed on F-16s. On December 30, DAPA (the Defense Acquisition Program Administration) said the ELINT collection system ADD developed would be deployed in the military beginning that day, and the image intelligence collection system, completing development that month, would be installed next year, revealing the development completion of those technologies
BAE Systems has won a contract from the Republic of Korea to perform upgrades and systems integration for more than 130 F-16 aircraft. The company will now begin the first phase of the work under contract through the U
The Republic of Korea has requested upgrades of 134 KF-16C/D Block 52 aircraft for an estimated cost of $200 million with BAE systems serving as a principal contractor. The phase 1 will furnish detailed design requirements to include computers, displays, sensors and weapons, system design and pilot-vehicle interface efforts; initiate software design and development; engineering installation design; construction of an avionics systems integration facility and test stations; define support and training requirements; develop long-lead items; and prepare reports, analyses, and presentations to support system requirements and preliminary design reviews
Under a $117 million contract awarded to Raytheon, Raytheon Missile Systems has begun production of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket. In 2013, the Armed Forces General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates awarded Tawazun a contract to procure the TALON Laser Guided Rocket
Tactical Communications Group (TCG) won a contract to provide its Ground Tactical Data Link Systems (GTS) hardware and software components, as well as engineering and operational TDL services, training, and system maintenance, to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces. The award is the first Direct Commercial Sale between the UAE Armed Forces and TCG
The United Arab Emirates (UAE)s air strikes against militants in Libya last week, has brought in focus the military capabilities of this oil-rich Sheikhdom which has never gone to war. The joint air strike conducted with Egypt with support from Saudi Arabia reportedly took Washington “by surprise” with senior US officials telling news agencies that they were “not consulted” about the attacks possibly because American weapons may have been used, violating agreements under which they were sold
For the first time UAE and Egyptian air forces conducted two series of joint air strikes in the past week on armed Islamist factions in Tripoli, Libya, U.S
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