Denmark to keep it's F-16's longer due to Russian threat

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Unread post20 Jun 2022, 19:38

Denmark keeps F-16 fighter jets flying due to Russia threat
Mon, June 20, 2022

Denmark will keep its fleet of F-16 fighter jets operational three years longer than planned amid a heightened security threat from Russia, the country's Defence Minister Morten Bodskov said on Monday.

The NATO country will spend 1.1 billion Danish crowns ($156 million) to keep its F-16s flying until 2027. Denmark agreed in 2016 to buy a fleet of F-35 Lightning fighter jets from Lockheed Martin with a plan to retire its F-16s in 2024.

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Unread post20 Jun 2022, 19:53

Nice!
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