Jul 19, 2009
Elbit Systems, Lockheed Martin
Elbit Systems is to establish a mission training centre for the Israeli air force's Lockheed Martin F-16C/D and F-16I fighter pilots, under a private finance initiative deal worth about USD 55 million. Announced on 15 July, the award covers a development phase and the provision of instruction and maintenance services over a 15-year operating period. Jul 15, 2009
The Israeli air force has issued an updated request for proposal for the purchase of an initial 25 Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters. The step moves Israel closer to signing a letter of agreement early next year, and to the first JSF deliveries to the nation in 2015. A very senior Israeli source says the updated RFP was issued after Tel Aviv received...