US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On 8 September 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Turkey of munitions and aircraft components for F-16 aircraft as well as associated equipment and services. The total value, if all options are exercised, could be as high as $175 million.
The Government of Turkey has requested a possible sale of:
**Major Defense Equipment (MDE):
–215 AN/APX-113 Advanced Identification Friend or Foe (AIFF);
–203 Link 16 Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminals (MIDS-LVT);
–2 AGM-84H Joint Standoff Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response Exercise Missiles;
–2 AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile Captive Air Training Missiles;
–50 CBU-103 and 50 CBU-105 Bombs;
–Joint Direct Attack Munition Kits: 200 GBU-31 Guided Bomb Unit (GBU) kits, 200 GBU-38 kits, and 100 BLU-109;
–Joint Direct Attack Munition Integration Test Assets: 6 GBU-31 and 4 GBU-38 kits.
–1 AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) Missile Simulation Unit;
–2 AGM-154C JSOW Captive Flight Vehicles;
–2 AGM-84H SLAM-ER Missile Guidance Sections;
–1 AGM-84H SLAM-ER Recoverable Air-Test Vehicles;
–2 AGM-84L HARPOON Captive Air Training Missiles;
–2 AGM-84L HARPOON Missile Guidance Sections;
–1 AGM-88B HARM MOD III Telemetry Section; and
–2 AIM-9X SIDEWINDER Captive Air Training Missiles
Also included are system integration and testing, missile modifications, software development/integration, test sets and support equipment, simulation units, link pods, spare and repair parts, publications and technical data, maintenance, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor representatives, contractor engineering and technical support services, and other related elements of logistics support. The estimated cost is $175 million.
This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security objectives of the United States by improving the military capabilities of Turkey and further weapon system standardization and interoperability with U.S. forces.
This proposed modernization will enhance the Turkish Air Force
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