Taiwan to buy up to 66 F-16 fighter jets from US.

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  1. WolfPack86

    WolfPack86 Senior Member Senior Member

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    Taiwan to buy up to 66 F-16 fighter jets from US.
     
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  3. IndianHawk

    IndianHawk Senior Member Senior Member

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    Good move . These 66 f16 assuming they are block 70/72 will force china to out su30 and su35 against them. Effectively binding down 100 fighters of china.

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    HariPrasad-1 Senior Member Senior Member

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    Had we had Tejas Mk2 available, we could have offered to Taiwan like Chinkis offer it to Porks.
     
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    Why would Taiwan buy our jets when they can jet American jets?
     
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    The Slovak Air Force is drawing its requirements for a new modern trainer as it prepares for the arrival of 14 F-16 Block 70 aircraft. The F-16 contract USD1.6 billion worth, is the biggest in Slovak Air Force history. The arriving of first jet is planned during the second quarter of 2023. Under the deal, 22 SAF pilots will be flying training on F-16 Block 52 aircraft at Tucson Air National Guard Base, Arizona. They will be drawn mainly from the small fleet of Aero L-39CM/L-39ZAMs currently used as a lead-in fighter trainers. SAF commander Brigadier General Lubomir Svoboda told: ''The L-39s can last for a maximum of six years but we have started pulling together our need for a next-generation (NG) trainer as well as a budget.
     
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    Compersion Senior Member Senior Member

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    Does Taiwan have the right to call for discussion on the agreement signed between uk and prc registered in United Nations About Hong Kong.

    The Sino-British Joint Declaration was signed by the Prime Ministers of the People's Republic of China and the United Kingdom governments on 19 December 1984 in Beijing. The Declaration entered into force with the exchange of instruments of ratification on 27 May 1985 and was registered by the People's Republic of China and United Kingdom governments at the United Nations on 12 June 1985.

    Perhaps it does not matter - it’s got nothing to do with United Nations - Taiwan does not have any countries registered in United Nations to help.
     
  8. aarav

    aarav जय परशुराम‍। Senior Member

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    Taiwan has Mirage 2000 which it's is looking to retire ,if MoD is serious about numbers it can be met through Taiwan and HAL can upgrade them
     
  9. Longewala

    Longewala Regular Member

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    I belie e those are mirage 2000-5s?

    So no need to upgrade (maybe standardise some equipment)

    Those 3 squadrons plus the 11 existing squads of mig-29, 29k, mirage and lca mk-1s and 3-4 upgraded Jags would be more than enough for Pak, and the su and rafales can focus on the East.
     
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    IndianHawk Senior Member Senior Member

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    It's highly doubtful Taiwan will sell them. Probably will keep them as reserve in case china invades. But Chinese don't have balls.lol

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    Nice Flight Sim demo of F-16V

     

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