US to Sell F-16 to Bulgaria

US to Sell F-16 to Bulgaria 4 June, 2019

The State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Bulgaria of F-16C/D Block 70/72 aircraft with support for an estimated cost of $1.673 billion.  The Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 30, 2019.

The Government of Bulgaria has requested to buy eight F-16 C/D Block 70/72 aircraft; ten F110 General Electric engines; ten Link-16 Multi-Functional Information Distribution System (MIDS); 9 AN/APG-83 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radars. 9 M61 Vulcan 20mm Cannons; 16 AIM-120C7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAMs); 24 AIM-9X Sidewinder Missiles.

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