Switzerland—Government Inks F-35 Fighter Deal

Swiss Dept. Of Defense | 09/22/2022

Swiss officials have signed contracts formalizing the procurement of new fighter jets, reports the Swiss Dept. of Defense. On Monday, Switzerland signed the US$6.2 billion contract under the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program for 36 F-35As to replace its aging F/A-18 Hornet and F-5 Tiger fighters. The deal also covers mission-specific equipment, weapons and ammunition, a logistics package, mission planning systems, training systems and initial training. Delivery is scheduled from...

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