Slovakia’s government has approved a Defense Ministry plan to purchase F-16 military jets

Date 11.12.2018

Slovakia’s government has approved a Defense Ministry plan to purchase F-16 military jets from the United States.

The 14 fighter jets are meant to replace the  Soviet-made MiG-29 jets.

Defense Minister Peter Gajdos says the U.S. offer was “the best possible solution.”

Prime Minister Peter said Wednesday his government will pay 1.589 billion euros ($1.86 billion) for the aircraft, ammunition, training of pilots and logistics services for two years.

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