April 11, 1999 (by Lieven Dewitte) - The Department of Defense announced today more details on the sale of24 F-16C/D block 40 aircraft to the Government of Egypt.
The deal also includes28 F110-GE
-100B engines; 24 AN/APG-68 radar; block 40
upgrade configuration to include integration capability to employ the HARPOON, Heads Up Display, Multiple Boresight Indicator, Egyptian Identification Friend or Foe, and Tactical Airborne Reconnaissance System.
Associated support equipment, software development/integration, spares and repair parts, flight test instrumentation, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor technical and logistics personnel services, and other related requirements to ensure full program supportability will also be provided.
The estimated cost is $1.2 billion.