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PAKISTAN AIR FORCE To Get 36 Latest F-16 Block 50-52 Jets With The Upgradaton Of Older F-16s:

More sleepless and restless nights are coming for the coward and filthy indian security forces as PAKISTAN AIR FORCE all set to get 36 Latest F-16C/D Block 50/52 Fighter Jets from the United States along with the upgradation of its old F-16 Fleet.

According to the details issued by the US Department of Defense, US based Defense Contractor Booz Allen Hamilton has won a $9.1 Million fixed-price contract to provide the technical team support services for the PAKISTAN F-16 Fighter Program,

“Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $9,111,111 predominantly firm-fixed-price undefinitized contract to provide technical security team support services in support of the Pakistan F-16 program.” stated by the official website for the US Department of Defense.

According to the details issued by the US DOD, the US Defense Contractor Booz Allen Hamilton will complete all the upgradation work on PAKISTAN F-16’s in PAKISTAN and the deadline for the upgradation of PAKISTAN F-16 programs is set at 18 June, 2020.

“This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.  Foreign military sales funds of $4,464,444 are being obligated at the time of the award”, listed by the US DOD for the contract list of 16 December,  2019.

 

36 New F-16C/D Block 50/52s:

It is worth mentioning that PAKISTAN had initially sealed a Defense Contract worth $5.1 Billion USD with the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) back in 2006. However, the deal in question didn’t proceed well due to the 2005 devastating earthquake. After the gap of almost 13 Years, the Defense Deal is matured again and PAKISTAN AIR FORCE is all set to get 36 Numbers of Latest F-16C/D Block 50/52 Fighter Jets from US in the coming months, which will be equipped with the revolutionary and cutting-edge APG-68(V) 9 Radars.

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Apart from new and modern APG-68(V) 9 Radars, PAKISTAN F-16 would also be equipped with the state of the art weaponry, avionics, electronic suites, new apparatus, etc.

The complete details of all the weaponry, radar, electronic suits and radar are as follows:

  1. 36 APX-113 Advanced Identification Friend or Foe Systems

  2. 36 Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing Systems (JHMCS)

  3. 36 GPS and Embedded GPS/Inertial Navigation Systems

  4. 36 AN/ARC-238 SINCGARS radios with HAVE QUICK I/II

  5. 36 Link-16 Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminals

  6. 36 Conformal Fuel Tanks

  7. 1 Unit Level Trainer

  8. 7 spare F100-PW-229 EEP engines

  9. 7 spare APG-68(V)9 radar sets

  10. 36 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suites: ALQ-211 AIDEW without Digital Radio Frequency Memory (picked); or AN/ALQ-184 Electronic Counter Measures pod without DRFM; or AN/ALQ-131 Electronic Counter Measures pod without DRFM; or AN/ALQ-187 Advanced Self-Protection Integrated Suites without DRFM; or AN/ALQ-178 Self-Protection Electronic Warfare Suites without DRFM.

  11. Flight test Instrumentation System

  12. Associated Support Equipment

  13. Software Development/Integration

  14. Modification Kits

  15. CONUS Personal Training and Training Equipment

  16. Publications and Technical Documentations

 

Weapons for the PAKISTAN’s New F-16 Jets:

As far as the weaponry of the F-16 is concerned; PAKISTAN F-16 will equipped with the deadly and lethal armament and missiles with the expected amount nearing to $650 Million USD.

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The complete details of all the all the weaponry for PAKISTAN F-16’s include:

  1. 12 AMRAAM Training Missiles

  2. 500 Joint Attack Direct Munition (JDAM) Guidance Kits: GBU-31/38 Guided Bomb Unit (GBU) Kits

  3. 800 MG-84 2,000 lbs General Purpose Bombs (GP Bombs)

  4. 800 MK-82 500 lbs General Purpose Bombs (GP Bombs)

  5. 200 AIM-9M-8/9 Sidewinder Short Range Air to Air Missiles (SRAAM)

  6. 500 AIM-120C5 Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missiles (AMRAAM)

  7. 240 LAY-129/A Launchers (To Support Sidewinder and AMRAAM Missiles)

  8. 1600 GBU-24 2,000 lbs Guided Bomb Units with Dual GPS/Laser Guidance System

  9. 1600 Enhanced Paveway GGBU-12 500 lbs Guided Bomb Units with Dual laser/GPS Guidance

  10. 700 BLU=109 2,000 lbs Bunker Buster Bombs with the FMU-143 Fuse

  11. Flight test Instrumentation System

  12. Associated Support Equipment

  13. Software Development/Integration

  14. Modification Kits

  15. CONUS Personal Training and Training Equipment

  16. Publications and Technical Documentations

 

F-16A/B Mid-Life Update Modification Kits:

According to the details issued by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA, PAKISTAN also interested to purchase the Mid-Life Update Modification Kits for its older version of F-16 A/B Fighter Aircraft.

These modernization and upgradation will help PAKISTAN AIR FORCE to operate its ageing F-16A/B Fleet safely and it will also help to enhance the conventional Deterrent Capability of PAKISTAN against it coward and filthy arch rival india.

The whole package of PAKISTAN F-16 Mid-Life Update Modification Kits, include:

  1. 60 F-16A/B Mid-Life Update Modification (MLU) and Falcon Star Structural Service Life Enhancement Kits

  2. Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS)

  3. AN/ALE-47 Advanced Countermeasures Dispenser Systems

  4. APG-68v9 with Synthetic Radar or the APG-66(V) 2 Radar

  5. AN/APX-113 Advanced Identification Friend or Foe System

  6. SNIPER Targeting Pods Capability

  7. Quick I/II Radio Systems

  8. MDE included in the Mid-Life Upgrade modification and Structural upgrade kits

  9. Reconnaissance Pod Capability

  10. Link-16; Multifunctional Information Distribution System- Low Volume Terminals (MIDS-LVT)

  11. Advanced Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation Units (For Falcon Training Exercises)

  12. 60 ALQ-213 Electronic Warfare Management Systems

  13. 21 ALQ-131 Block II Electronic Countermeasures Pods without the Digital Radio Frequency Memory (DRFM); or ALQ-184 Electronic Countermeasures Pods without DRFM

  14. 10 APG-68v9 Spare Radar Sets

  15. 1 Unit Level Trainer

  16. Flight test Instrumentation System

  17. Associated Support Equipment

  18. Software Development/Integration

  19. Modification Kits

  20. CONUS Personal Training and Training Equipment

  21. Publications and Technical Documentations

  22. System Drawings

 

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F-16A/B Engine Modifications & UP/STAR:

According to the contract, PAKISTAN is also interested for the Falcon UP/STAR Structural Upgrades and Engine Modification as well as associated services and equipment.

The content of this deal includes:

  1. De-modification and preparation of 26 F-16 Falcon Aircrafts

  2. 14 F100-PW-220E Engines

  3. 14 Falcon UP/STAR F-16 Structural Upgrade Kits

  4. Support Equipment

  5. Software and Spares

  6. Flight test Instrumentation System

  7. Associated Support Equipment

  8. Software Development/Integration

  9. Modification Kits

  10. CONUS Personal Training and Training Equipment

  11. Publications and Technical Documentations

 

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