The government of Singapore has requested a possible sale of 20 M61A1 20mm guns and 22 Global Positioning Systems (GPS), spares and repair parts, software development/integration, flight test instrumentation, support equipment, publications and technical documentation, U.S. government and contractor technical and logistics personnel services, and other related elements of logistics support. The estimated cost is $81 million.
While Norwegian F-16 aircraft have so far only carried out patrol and escort duties, the fighter jets are to be used as attack aircraft equipped with rockets and bombs from 2003.
The Boeing Company has received a $10. 4 million contract to begin low-rate initial production for the U.S. Navy of its Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS).
The Greek government has announced its intention to buy 50 F-16 fighter aircraft, built by Lockheed Martin, and about 60 combat planes from the Eurofighter consortium.
Lockheed Martin received a $900 million down payment from the United Arab Emirates for the sale of 80 F-16 fighters to be assembled in Fort Worth.
Fighter plane deals with Greece, Israel and the UAE, among others, should help Lockheed Martin add 240 F16 jets to its order backlog by the end of 2000.
Six F-16s and 84 airmen from the New Mexico ANG at Kirtland the "Tacos" will wing it to the Republic of Chile later this month to train with the Chilean air force.
U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain Johnny Young has signed an accord to supply advanced military equipment to Bahrain.
Lockheed Martin will supply a South Korean company with the parts and materials needed to build 20 new block 52 F-16 aircraft in a deal worth $700 million.
The Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) has awarded Thomson-CSF Comsys a contract to equip its F-16 combat aircraft with the TLS 2010 Multi Mode Receiver (MMR), an all-new airborne radio navigation system.
The Republic of Singapore Air Force has selected Pratt & Whitney's F-100-PW-229 engines to power its new fleet of 20 F-16 aircraft. Deliveries of the engines and associated equipment are scheduled to begin in March 2003.
The government of Portugal has requested a possible sale for 20 Mid-Life Update (MLU) modification kits for Portuguese Air Force (PAF) F-16A/B aircraft.
Orbital Sciences Corporation's Fairchild Defense division is to provide an advanced version of its mass memory and data transfer equipment for the F-16 Block 60 fighter aircraft that were recently approved for sale by the US to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Orbital's onboard avionics will include terrain-referenced navigation and ground collision avoidance systems, as well as the company's state-of-the-art solid-state video recording capabilities. The contract from Lockheed Martin Corporation is valued in excess of $26 million.
The United Arab Emirates has chosen Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems-Akron's F-16 Block 60 Training System, a deal valued at $50 million over seven years.
The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is getting 20 new F-16 fighters from the United States for a start in its bid to replace its aging A-4 Super Skyhawks, local TV Channel News Asia said in its broadcast Friday.