by Richard Tomkins
Washington (UPI) Jun 12, 2017
Finland as approved an amendment to a Foreign Military Sales agreement with the United States for spare parts and support for F-18 Hornet aircraft.
The $97.1 amendment – an extension of service -- covers software maintenance, spare parts for the aircraft, equipment, repair, transport and training services.
The Finnish Ministry of Defense said the amendment to the 2013 product support sale guarantees the required service of the aircraft with the same content from 2018 until 2020.
The Finnish government's Cabinet Finance Committee supported the amendment during a sessuin earlier this month. It was later signed by Defense minister Jussi Niinistö.
Additional information regarding the deal was not detailed.
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Northrop Grumman is to upgrade dozens of U.S. Air National Guard F-16s with APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar, the company announced this week. The APG-83s will be the active electronically scanned array for 72 ANG F-16s to meet a U.S. Northern Command Joint Emergent Operational Need for homeland defense. "AESA radar upgrades are critically important to give the F-16 community t ... read more
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