Romania - Portugal Lockheed Martin F-16 deal arrives into congress with many details revealed.
As revealed ealier last month by Air Recognition Portugal will sell Romania 12 F-16 Block 15 and was waiting for US officials approval. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on November 8, of of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Romania of weapons, equipment, and support for 12 F-16 MLU Block 15 for an estimated cost of $457 million. See the list of equipment (missiles, pod, GPS...) included in this deal in tis article.
F-16 Block 15 Portugal Air Force
The Government of Romania has requested a possible sale of weapons, equipment, and support for 12 F-16 MLU Block 15 aircraft that will be procured through a third party transfer from Portugal. Articles and services will include:
13 Embedded Global Positioning Systems/Inertial Navigation Systems (EGPS/INS) with GPS Security Devices, Airborne
3 AN/ALQ-131 Electronic Countermeasure Pods
30 AIM-120C Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM)
5 AIM-120C Captive Air Training Missiles (CATMs)
60 AIM-9M Sidewinder Missiles
4 AIM-9M CATMs
48 LAU-129 Launchers
10 GBU-12 Enhanced Guided Bomb Units
18 AGM-65H/KB Maverick Missiles
4 AGM-65 CATMs
15 Multifunctional Information Distribution System/Low Volume Terminals
2 Multifunctional Information Distribution System Ground Support Systems
Also included are spare and repair parts, support equipment, tanker support, ferry services, repair and return services, software development/integration, test and equipment, supply support, personnel training and training equipment, publications and technical data, U.S. Government and contractor technical services, and other related elements of logistics and program support. The estimated cost is $457 million.
Sudah deal tinggal nunggu keputusan Kongres US saja, dan kelihatannya detailnya lumayan lengkap juga yach Selamat buat AU Romania yang masih semangat mencari Falcon buluk tanpa perlu dirasani Formilernya sendiri