Greenlight for Slovakia's F-16 Block 70 Request

Greenlight for Slovakia's F-16 Block 70 Request 6 April, 2018

Slovakia requested 14 F-16 Block 70/72 V configuration from the US under a Foreign Military Sales contract with an estimated cost of $2.91 billion. The Congress was notified of this possible sale on 3 April. 

The country also requested up to 16 F-16 F110 General Electric or F100 Pratt & Whitney engines, 16 APG-83 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radars, 16 LN260 EGI Embedded Global Positioning System Inertial Navigation Systems (EGI) (MDE), 30 AIM-120C7 air-to-air missiles, 100 AIM-9X air-to­ air missiles, 24 AIM-9X additional guidance units and other equipment.

Slovakia intends to use these F-16s to modernize its Air Force and strengthen its homeland defence. 

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