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    • Poland to sign $4.6bn F-35 fighter jet deal on Friday

      Poland to sign $4.6bn F-35 fighter jet deal on Friday

      Poland will sign a contract worth $4.6bn for 32 Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak tweeted on Monday. The signing ceremony will take place on Friday in Deblin, eastern Poland. Poland has long been expected to buy the jets as part of efforts to bolster its armed forces in the face of renewed Russian assertiveness in eastern Europe, Reuters commented.

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    • Bulgaria to get F-16 Block 70 in 2023

      Bulgaria to get F-16 Block 70 in 2023

      The new fighter planes F-16 Block 70 may be delivered to the Bulgarian Air Force in 2023. The first aircraft of this modern modification is expected to be assembled in the new Lockheed Martin facility the year before that. The plant, which is located in Greenville, South Carolina, is close to becoming operational, with the production lines undergoing testing at this point in time.

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