The Exact Equipment Of The F-16s Intended For Bulgaria If It Decides To Buy Them

WASHINGTON, (BGM) – As we announced yesterday (May,4), the US Congress has allowed Bulgaria to be given the opportunity to purchase a complete package for eight F-16 Block 70 multirole fighter aircrafts worth $ 1.6 billion.

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Here is the complete list of equipment that Bulgaria has requested to buy:

  • 8 F-16 C/D Block 70/72 aircraft;
  • 10 F110 General Electric engines;
  • 10 Link-16 Multi-Functional Information Distribution System (MIDS) – JTRS (MIDS-JTRS);
  • 9 Improved Program Display Generators (iPDG);
  • 9 AN/APG-83 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radars;
  • 4 AN/AAQ-33 SNIPER Targeting Pods;
  • 9 Modular Mission Computers (MMC) 7000AH;
  • 9 LN-260 Embedded GPS/INS (EGI);
  • 9 M61 Vulcan 20mm Cannons;
  • 16 AIM-120C7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAMs);
  • 1 AIM-120C7 Spare Guidance Section;
  • 24 AIM-9X Sidewinder Missiles;
  • 8 AIM-9X Captive Air Training Missiles (CATM);
  • 4 AIM-9X Spare Tactical Guidance Sections;
  • 4 AIM-9X Spare CATM Guidance Sections;
  • 48 LAU-129 Multi-Purpose Launchers;
  • 15 GBU-49 Enhanced Paveway II Kits;
  • 15 GBU-54 Laser JDAM Kits;
  • 28 GBU-39 Small Diameter Bombs (SDB-1);
  • 24 FMU-152 Fuzes;
  • 24 MK-82 Bombs (Tritonal) and
  • 6 MK82 Bombs (Inert).

Read more: The US Congress Approved the Possible Sale of F-16 to Bulgaria

Also included are:

  • 9 AN/ALQ-211 Internal Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suites;
  • 9 AN/ALE-47 Countermeasure Dispensers;
  • 4,140 Infrared Flare countermeasures, with impulse cartridges;
  • 8,250 each of PGU-27A/B 20mm training and combat munitions;
  • 36 MK-124 Signal/Smoke Illumination devices;
  • 9 APX-126 Advanced Identification Friend or Foe (AIFF) units with Secure Communications and Cryptographic Appliques;
  • 18 AN/ARC-238 UHF/VHF SATURN Radios;
  • 20 Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) II with Night Vision Goggle compatibility;
  • 10 Night Vision Devices;
  • 2 Remote Operated Video Enhanced Receiver (ROVER), Electronic Combat International Security Assistance Program (ECISAP) support.

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Source: U.S. Defense Agency