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To: SkyPilot

If you had bothered to read the article, L-M is looking to do this for the multitude of foreign air forces that bought F-16s. Their money, not ours.


3 posted on 10/06/2012 2:50:43 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Spktyr
Thanks - I read the headline.

I guess that is the future of Defense contractors - try and find overseas buyers, because we have cut guns for Food Stamps.

5 posted on 10/06/2012 3:19:28 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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FTA:

The announcement last week that the U.S. government had awarded Lockheed a $1.85 billion contract to upgrade Taiwan's 145 F-16s is the first of what may be several big deals to come in the next year or two.

Kinda confuses the issue.

7 posted on 10/06/2012 4:51:13 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: Spktyr

. . . but is often bought with Foreign Aid. . .


10 posted on 10/06/2012 5:34:24 AM PDT by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: Spktyr
The announcement last week that the U.S. government had awarded Lockheed a $1.85 billion contract to upgrade Taiwan's 145 F-16s...

The Kenyan must go.

16 posted on 10/06/2012 7:30:19 AM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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