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Bahrain looks for 19 F-16V fighters

Posted 14 September 2017 · Add Comment

Formal steps are being taken to allow Bahrain to order a further 19 F-16V aircraft according to papers released in Washington.

The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale for the aircraft with support. 
The potential $2.785 billion order would also include M61 Vulcan 20mm Gun Systems, APG-83 Active Electronically Scanned Array Radars and LAU-129 Launchers, as well as AN/APX-126 Advanced Identification Friend or Foe (AIFF) system or equivalent, twenty-two (22) cryptographic appliques, secure communication equipment, spares and repair parts, personnel training and training equipment, simulators, publications and technical documentation
Bahrain already has 20 older F-16 Block 40s.

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