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Government Seeks To Begin Contract Negotiations With U.S. For F-16 Fighters

January 09 2019


The Bulgarian government is seeking legislative approval to begin contract talks with the U.S. for the purchase of F-16 fighter jets, reports the Sofia Globe. The ruling coalition holds a narrow majority in Parliament, reported Reuters. A vote is expected next week. On Dec. 21, a military and political committee recommended the purchase of the F-16V Block 70 over the Gripen, made by Swedish firm Saab, and second-hand Eurofighter Typhoons from Italy. The F-16 was selected in...

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