The Contract for the Purchase of F-16 Block 70s Was Promulgated in the State Gazette on July 30

SOFIA, (BM) – The contract for the purchase of 8 new F-16 Block 70s figher aircrafts with the United States was promulgated in the State Gazette on July 30, learned, quoting Bulgarian National Television.

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The Industrial Cooperation contract was also promulgated, as well as the state budget amendment for the transaction. Bulgaria has until 5 September to transfer the money under the contracts, announced the chair of the Defence Committee, General Konstantin Popov.

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Bulgaria will pay close to BGN 2 billion and 200 million for the acquisition of 8 new aircrafts for the needs of the Air Force. The first four are expected to arrive in 2023 and the remaining four are expected to arrive in 2024.

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Source: BNT