US Department of Defense Signals Beginning of Work on Fighter Procurement Programs for Bahrain and Qatar

2017-11-18 - 7:55 م

Bahrain Mirror: A website specialized in military affairs said that the US Department of Defense has signaled the beginning of work on fighter procurement programs for Bahrain and Qatar with the announcement of a USD 643 million engine contract for General Electric (GE).

The seven-year Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract, which was announced on 9 November, covers an undisclosed quantity of GE F110-GE-129 engines, as well as related equipment and services.

The website said that this deal is the first related to Bahrain's procurement of 22 new Lockheed Martin F-16V Fighting Falcons and upgrade of a further 20 to the same standard, as well as to the building of 36 Boeing F-15QA Advanced Eagles for Qatar.

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