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Montevideo, August 13th 2022 - 20:58 UTC

Tag: jet figthers

  • Thursday, February 10th 2022 - 09:45 UTC

    China strongly lobbying to sell jet fighters to Argentina

    China is interested in providing Argentina with the modern JF-17, since it might open the door for future arms deals with other countries in the region

    Next month an Argentine military delegation will be traveling to China as part of a bilateral defense cooperation understanding, which among other issues includes the potential purchase of twelve Chinese fighter aircraft for which the Argentine latest national budget has earmarked a 664 million dollars credit.

  • Wednesday, May 26th 2021 - 08:02 UTC

    Argentine Air Force faces another hurdle for its re equipment plans

    Apparently the deal for acquiring 12 FC-1 Xiaolong jet fighters from China was well advanced, be it nor for the eject seats

    Another hurdle has cropped up for the Argentine Air Force attempt to begin recovering its once might, which succumbed during the Falkland Islands conflict and with obsolescence. In effect, a long list of countries have been most willing to sell supersonic fighter jets to Argentina, but mainly costs and the British arms embargo have conspired.