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Fighter Decision Pushed Back By Coalition Partners

October 31 2012


A new coalition in the Netherlands has postponed a decision on a replacement for the Dutch air force's aging F-16 fighters, reports

The coalition agreement between the parties was approved on Monday.

The original plans regarding the replacement of the F-16s with the F-35 are not feasible without resetting priorities within the overall defense budget, said the blueprint between the coalition partners.

The parties also called for a completed defense...

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