The U.S. Department of Defence assigned a contract for USD 800 million for Slovak fighter jets F-16 to Lockheed Martin. The contract includes the production and support of 14 F-16 fighter jets for the Slovak armed forces, the SITA newswire reported.
Slovak fighter jets will be produced in Greenville in South Carolina, by January 31, 2024. Lockheed Martin will get about €725 million for the contract for Slovak army.
Slovakia will pay more than €1.6 billion to the American side. This price also includes logistic support, training for pilots and ground staff in the U.S. and ammunition.
5. Aug 2019 at 22:14 | SITA, Compiled by Spectator staff