US contract for supply of F-16s warfare systems to PakMarch 20th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): The Pentagon has awarded a 78.2 million dollars contract to a private manufacturer to supply Pakistan with electronic warfare systems for F-16 fighter jets.
The purchase will be made under the Foreign Military Sales Programme.
In a statement, the Pentagon identified the contractor as ITT Avionics of Chandler Arizona, which has over 50 years of multi-platform experience in electronic warfare.
ITT provides technologies, systems and services to strategic, tactical and special operations aircraft.
Pakistan has selected the ALQ-211 (V) 4 Advanced Integrated Defence Electronics Warfare System known by its acronym AIDEWS.
The Pentagon said the electronic warfare system would be used on the F-16 aircraft Pakistan is buying from the United States.
ITT will also supply associated spares with the AIDEW system, support equipment, training, engineering services, flight test support and data.
Pakistan has already provided 39,003,041 dollars to ITT for this contract.
The warfare will be installed at the aircraft at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, the Dawn reported. (ANI)
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