U.S. to Modernise Romania’s Future F-16s

U.S. to Modernise Romania’s Future F-16s

The State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Romania of equipment and services to modernise 32 F-16 Mid-Life Update Block 10/15 aircraft to be procured through third-party transfer from Norway. The equipment includes KY-58M and KIV-78 cryptographic devices for an estimated cost of $105 million. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.

Romania has requested to buy equipment and services to modernize 32 F-16 Mid-Life Update Block 10/15 aircraft to be procured from Norway. The equipment includes KY-58M and KIV-78 cryptographic devices; AN/PYQ-10C Simple Key Loaders; Joint Mission Planning Systems; Night Vision Device (NVD) aviator vision systems and spare Image Intensifier Tubes. The estimated total cost is $105 million.

The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth, TX. 

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