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Indonesian Air Force Getting Dozens of USAF F-16 Jet Engines
U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor ^ | Aug. 7, 2012 | Steve Peacock

Posted on 08/07/2012 2:42:16 PM PDT by Steve Peacock

The Obama Administration is providing twenty-eight jet engines to the Indonesian Air Force, which will use the remanufactured Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220E engines to equip its F-16 fighters.

The transfer of this technology is taking place under an Excess Defense Article, or EDA, arrangement, according to a Performance Work Statement that the U.S. Air Force posted to the FedBizOpps database on July 30.

According to the EDA page of the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency:

Working under authorities established in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Arms Export Control Act, defense articles declared as excess by the Military Departments can be offered to foreign governments or international organizations in support of U. S. national security and foreign policy objectives. Typically, EDA is transferred to support U. S. allies in their modernization efforts and to assist Latin American and Caribbean nations in their counter-narcotics programs.

Several contracts are expected to be awarded to bring this endeavor to fruition, the document said. In addition to re-manufacturing and delivering the engines, separate awards will be made to contractors over a three-year period for logistics and technical support inside Indonesia.

Source document: Solicitation #FA8124-12-R-0019.

Related regional coverage:

Indonesians to Receive Master's Degrees Courtesy U.S. Taxpayers

Obama Administration Pours Millions into Indonesian Education -- Support for Islamic, Public Schools Begun by Bush Continues


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: foreignaid; indonesia; obama

1 posted on 08/07/2012 2:42:24 PM PDT by Steve Peacock
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To: Steve Peacock

Hmmm. The Chinese truly crave jet engine technology. They have problems with materials technology, so producing them is difficult; they end up having to buy a lot of them.
I wonder if any of these will end up in the PRC for reverse engineering?


2 posted on 08/07/2012 2:47:24 PM PDT by Little Ray (AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Little Ray

Indonesia. Think Muslim. Think Obama’s “adopted” homeland where he is still a citizen. Think worldwide Caliphate. China is probably not real happy about this.


3 posted on 08/07/2012 2:50:15 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: shalom aleichem

Lil’ Barry’s tranny nanny is just all atingle what its boy is doing ... just atingle !


4 posted on 08/07/2012 2:54:54 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Steve Peacock
What block and model?

/johnny

5 posted on 08/07/2012 2:57:41 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: shalom aleichem
Its hard to discern a strategic advantage for us from this deal.

"If Obama were a closet muslim, what would he be doing differently?"

6 posted on 08/07/2012 3:01:23 PM PDT by skeeter
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7 posted on 08/07/2012 3:16:53 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Steve Peacock

Muslim F-16 targets.....


8 posted on 08/07/2012 3:35:11 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: shalom aleichem

Indonesia is the country with the largest Muzzzie population in the world.


9 posted on 08/07/2012 3:44:03 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Little Ray
Hmmm. The Chinese truly crave jet engine technology.

The F100 is an engineering marvel. It's also a 40 year old design - albeit one that has been improved upon over the decades. At this point it would be like the French of 1955 worrying that the Germans mightl steal the secrets of the Hispano-Suiza 8 motor.

10 posted on 08/07/2012 3:45:54 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Goode over evil. Voting for mitt or obie is like throwing your country away.)
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To: Steve Peacock
Oh, goodie! Does that mean we're friends again? In the late '90s something happened and the US military became not quite persona non grata here, but pretty close to it. It is kinda a love/hate relationship with a fairly sizable undercurrent of mistrust on both sides. Makes for being a US citizen in Papua, which has its own problems, a bit interesting.
11 posted on 08/07/2012 4:04:13 PM PDT by Jemian
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