14:12 – 02/02/2019
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The US Air Force’s Lifecycle Administration on Saturday awarded a $ 375 million contract to Silverport Holding to provide basic support and security services to Iraqi F-16 aircraft.
“The company will provide emergency support to support people and companies operating in Iraq and operations also include the protection, maintenance, training, procurement and logistics services of F-16 Iraqi Falcon aircraft,” Defense Industries Daily, the US military industry website, said in a news release.
“The contract is due to be executed at Balad Air Base and completed in 2020,” the site added.
The Iraqi Air Force announced last year that it will receive 13 additional F-16 aircraft in 2019, making the fleet of Iraqi fighter aircraft of this type 34 aircraft. ” Ending / 25 z