The US government has awarded an initial $187m for long-lead tasks as part of a $1.1bn contract to Lockheed Martin for the production of 30 F-16 aircraft for Turkey.
‘This marks the 52nd follow-on buy of F-16s by 14 repeat customers,’ said John Larson, vice president, Lockheed Martin F-16 programs. ‘The aircraft we will deliver to
Earlier this year, the governments of
The new aircraft will supplement the Turkish Air Force’s (TUAF) existing fleet of F-16s and contribute to the upgrade and modernisation of the TUAF.
The new aircraft include the same advanced systems being installed on