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APG-68 (V)9 Radars for Pakistan’s F-16s (updated)

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APG-68(V)9 on F-16(click to view full) Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems in Linthicum Heights, MD received a $99.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for “government furnished property for the Government of Pakistan” under the F-16 Block 50/52 new aircraft and modernization program. “The procurement of 54 AN/APG-68 (V)9 Radar Systems will be accomplished under the firm-fixed-price portion of the contract.” At this time, $49.75 million have been obligated, and work will be complete May 2010. The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH issued the contract (FA8615-07-C-6033). These efforts are part of Pakistan’s $5.1 billion F-16 fleet expansion and upgrade program, and a January 10, 2007 press release from Northrop Grumman provides further clarity… PAF F-16A drops Mk.82s(click to view full) The 54 radar units break out in the DSCA request as 36 accompanying the 36 new F-16s, plus 7 spares for the new aircraft, plus 10 spares for retrofits of older F-16s. That makes only 53. But the January 10, 2007 Northrop Grumman release, which DID considers more authoritiative, cites just 52 of its AN/APG-68(V)9 radars for the $49.75 million order: 18 new radars for F-16 Block 52+ aircraft, plus retrofit kits for 34 existing F-16 A/B Block 15 […]

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