by Richard Tomkins
(UPI) Aug 29, 2017
Elbit Systems of Israel is to upgrade F-5 fighter jets from an unidentified country in the Asia-Pacific region, the company announced on Tuesday.
The contract is worth about $93 million, the company said, and the work will be performed over a three-year period.
"We are proud to have been selected to perform this upgrade program, building on our vast know-how and experience in F-5 modernization projects," Elbit Systems Aerospace Division's General Manager Yoram Shmuely said in a press release. "We have witnessed a growing demand for similar upgrades, and we trust that further customers will follow, benefiting from a mature aircraft upgraded with the most advanced technology in the market".
Elbit Systems said it is to supply the aircraft with the latest systems, including Head-Up Displays, advanced cockpit, radars, weapon delivery and navigation systems, and DASH IV Head Mounted Systems.
Additional details of the contract were not provided.
Washington (UPI) Aug 28, 2017
Boeing has proposed the construction of a manufacturing facility in India for the F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter planes as part of the nation's planned acquisition of 57 carrier-based multi-role fighter aircraft. The Indian Navy currently operates the MiG-29K from the INS Vikramaditya, a modified Russian-built Kiev-class aircraft carrier. India is currently building the domestically design ... read more
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