F-16 Fighting Falcon News

Portugal to equip its F-16s with FACE system

December 20, 2003 (by Lieven Dewitte) - Following similar contracts with the Royal Netherlands Air Force and the Belgium Air Force - RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. signed an agreement with the Portuguese Air Force to equip its Mid Life Upgrade F-16 fleet with FACE.
FACE is a flight data recorder aimed at fatigue monitoring, maintenance and safety. Two prototypes were installed successfully on board two Portuguese aircraft earlier this year. Deliveries of the serial production units are expected to start before year-end. The contract value exceeds $5 million.

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. is an Israel based company involved in the military and commercial aerospace industries. The company specializes in Avionics, Ground Debriefing Stations (Video, ACMI and Maintenance) and Automatic Test Equipment.