Military Capabilities

Greece lowers F-16 upgrade ambitions

01 March 2018

Greece is negotiating with the United States and Lockheed Martin on the modernisation of 85 Hellenic Air Force F-16 Block 52+/52+ Advanced fighters to the F-16V configuration, the Kathimerini daily reported on 24 February.

The talks are focused on the possibility of providing Greece more favourable payment conditions and a quick start to the project. The US offer for the upgrade is EUR1.25 billion (USD1.52 billion), according to the Athens-based newspaper.

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