26 December 2013

News Story: BAE Systems to upgrade S Korea's F-16 fighters

LONDON (BNS): British defence major BAE Systems has been roped in to upgrade South Korea's fleet of F-16 fighter jets under an agreement finalised between the US Government and the Republic of Korea. 

Under the deal, it will perform upgrades and systems integration for the RoK's fleet of more than 130 Lockheed Martin-built F-16 fighter jets, the company announced on Dec. 23.

It will begin the first phase of the work under contract through the US Department of Defence's Foreign Military Sales programme.

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