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An agreement to purchase F16 aircraft with the American side

Amman Today

publish date 2023-01-19 18:24:02

Today, Thursday, the Royal Air Force Command signed an agreement to amend the purchase of F16 aircraft, which includes the delivery of 12 F16 aircraft in the first phase, in the presence of the representative of the Chairman of the Joint Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Abdullah Al Shudaifat.

The agreement was signed by a representative of the Jordanian Armed Forces – the Arab Army, Commander of the Royal Air Force, Brigadier General P.S.C. Pilot Muhammad Fathi Hiyasat, and on the American side, Rohit Nepal, Deputy US Ambassador to Amman.

This agreement comes within the framework of strengthening the defense capabilities and military deterrence of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, increasing the level of combat readiness and joint operations with the friendly American side, in addition to strengthening the frameworks of joint cooperation between the two countries, and supporting joint efforts in combating terrorism and enhancing stability in the region.

In a related context, the Deputy Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff inaugurated a number of administrative buildings and the passenger terminal in the air transport wing.

Brigadier General P.S.C. Al Shadaifat toured the newly constructed buildings, in a way that serves the nature of the work of the Air Force salaries and ensures the performance of its tasks to the fullest, with the aim of raising morale and providing them with means of comfort.

The signing ceremony was attended by a number of senior officers of the armed forces, and a number of senior officials from the friendly American side.

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