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Lockheed Martin received $1.2 billion contract to Modernize Republic of Korea F-16s

Lockheed Martin received $1.2 billion contract to Modernize Republic of Korea F-16s

Introduction:

Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.2 billion contract to upgrade 134 F-16 aircraft for the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF).

Features:

The upgrades are based on the advanced F-16V configuration. Among the enhancements are an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar, a modern commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)-based avionics subsystem, a large-format, high-resolution center pedestal display and a high-volume and high-speed data bus.

The contract for the ROKAF upgrade is a foreign military sales contract issued by the U.S. Air Force. As Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and design authority of the F-16, Lockheed Martin is uniquely qualified to design, engineer, develop, integrate and sustain a complete F-16 weapons system solution tailored to customer requirements.

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is the world's most successful, combat-proven multi-role fighter with more than 4,570 F-16s delivered.

Specifications:

Company Name Lockheed Martin
Contract From Republic of Korea Air Force
Type Upgrade of F-16 Aircraft
Estimated Cost $1.2 Billion

 

Source: lockheedmartin.com

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