Taiwan Upgrade

Posted 1 October 2012

The US Government announced on 1 October 2012 that Lockheed Martin had been awarded a contract to upgrade 145 Block 20 F-16A/B aircraft for the Republic of China. This retrofit program will include the addition of an active electronically scanned array radar, embedded global positioning equipment, as well as upgrades to the electronic warfare and other avionics systems of Taiwan’s F-16s. Lockheed Martin has upgraded more than 1,000 existing F-16s for the US Air Force and international operators combined. Lockheed Martin was recently named the prime integrator to upgrade the US Air Force F-16 fleet.

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