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UAE Defence Ministry enters $1.6 billion deal with Lockheed Martin to upgrade F-16 fighters

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UAE Defence Ministry enters $1.6 billion deal with Lockheed Martin to upgrade F-16 fighters

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DUBAI (Reuters) – United Arab Emirates’ Defence Ministry announced a 6 billion dirham (1.24 billion pounds) deal with Lockheed Martin Corp <LMT.N> to upgrade F-16 jet fighters, a spokesman said on Sunday. The deal is to upgrade 80 F-16 jet fighters, Major General Abdullah Al Sayed Al Hashemi, Chief of the Military Committee and the spokesman of the UAE Armed Forces, told a news conference.

(Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi and Stanley Carvalho; Writing by Saeed Azhar; Editing by Tom Arnold)
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