Netherlands Sells F-16’s To Jordan


Fifteen Dutch F-16’s, along with fifty two AGM-65 Maverick ground to air missiles are being sold to Jordan. The contract for this sale is expected to be signed in early October. Delivery will begin in late 2015, and take place in three waves of five aircraft apiece. Jordanian maintenance personnel, and pilots, will train in the Netherlands. These F-16’s will replace aircraft in Jordan’s existing F-16 fleet.

Any bets on how long it takes before critics of the F-35 spin this sale into an event forced by the recent Dutch decision to procure the Joint Strike Fighter?

~ by arcturus415 on September 27, 2013.

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