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Egypt requests more F-16s

written by WOFA | October 19, 2009

Egypt has formally requested the purchase of 24 F-16C/D Block 50/52s and associated spares and weapons to the value of US$3.2bn (A$3.5bn).

The FMS deal would include six spare GE or P&W engines, radars, EW systems, reconnaissance pods, targeting pods and conformal fuel tanks.

The sale request has been submitted to the US Congress for approval by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).


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