Jordan has signed a contract to purchase 12 new Lockheed Martin F-16 C/D block 70 fighters from america. The settlement was signed by the commander of the Royal Jordanian Air Drive, Brigadier Gen. Pilot Mohamed Fathi Hyasat, and representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Jordan. The U.S. State Division cleared the sale of 16 F-16C/D fighters to Jordan in February 2022 for an estimated value of $4.21 billion. The Overseas Navy Sale was for 12 C-models and 4 D-models. It’s unknown what number of C and D fashions Jordan might be shopping for on this contract. The principal contractor might be Lockheed Martin, Greenville, South Carolina.

The proposed sale will enhance Jordan’s functionality to satisfy present and future threats by making certain continued interoperability with U.S. and coalition forces. These plane will modernize the Jordanian fighter plane fleet and assist operational necessities related to regional U.S.-coalition targets, similar to countering violent extremist organizations, countering malign state and non-state actors, and border protection. Jordan can have no problem absorbing this tools into its armed forces. The proposed sale of this tools and assist is not going to alter the fundamental navy stability within the area.


Royal Jordanian Air Drive Indicators Contract to Purchase 12 F-16 C/D Block 70 Fighters. (Photograph by Jordanian Armed Forces)

The Authorities of Jordan has requested to purchase 12 F-16 C Block 70 plane; 4 F-16 D Block 70 plane; 21 F100-GE-129D engines or F100-PW229EEP engines; 21 Improved Programmable Show Mills (iPDG); 21 AN/APG-83 Lively Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Scalable Agile Beam Radars (SABR); 21 MMC 7000AH; 27 LN-260 Embedded World Positioning System (GPS) Inertial Navigation Techniques (INS) (EGI) with Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module (SAASM) and Exact Positioning Service (PPS); 6 AN/AAQ-33 Sniper Superior Focusing on Pods (ATP); 31 Hyperlink 16 Low-Quantity Terminals ; 72 LAU-129 launchers; 21 M61A1 Vulcan; 402 FMU-139 or FMU-152 Joint Programmable fuzes; 100 KMU-556 Joint Direct Assault Munition (JDAM) tail kits for two,000LB GBU-31; 102 KMU-572 JDAM tail kits for 500LB Laser JDAM GBU-54; 100 (100) MAU-209 Laptop Management Group (CCG) for Paveway II (PWII) GBU-10; 100 MAU-209 CCG for Paveway II (PWII) GBU-10; 102 MXU-651 Air Foil Group (AFG); 100) MAU-210 Enhanced Laptop Management Group (ECCG) for 500LB Enhanced Paveway II (EP II) EGBU-49; 100 three (103) MXU-650 Air Foil Group (AFG) for 500LB EP II EGBU-49; 2 hundred (200) MK-84 or BLU-117 (or equal) bomb our bodies; 2 hundred 4 (204) MK-82 or BLU-111 (or equal) bomb our bodies; six (6) MK-82 inert bombs; and two (2) MAU-169 Laptop Management Group (CCG) trainers, weapons integration and assist tools