Turkey, the United States to sell 30 improved F-16 aircraft (Figure)
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People News March 12, the Air Force to help accelerate the modernization of Turkey, the United States to sell Turkey 30 advanced fighter aircraft.
Saudi “Today the Islamic Network” report, Turkey has a strong air force, air force is currently equipped with 250 soil of various types of F-16 fighter. To speed up the air force, over the years, Turkey and Israel have been actively expanding and updating the same fighter in the past 20 years, soil has to use the advanced fighter aircraft the Air Force, such as the F-1, F-5, F-15, 20, F- 25, F-30 and F-50 fighters to replace the old.
reported that Turkey has purchased 30 from the U.S. F-16Block-50 advanced fighter jets, valued at $ 2.0 billion. This is part of Turkey’s accelerated military modernization. Turkey is the only NATO member in the Middle East, and Turkey and Israel and Arab countries have a good relationship, for which successive U.S. government attach great importance to Turkey, Obama would like his tenure in the Middle East issue, how Turkey’s role is to use the Obama administration is seriously considering the issues, enhance soil to make military force the U.S. government to maintain the balance of power in the Middle East essential. (An Arthur)