KAI F-16C/D Fighting Falcon

TYPE: Multirole fighter.

PROGRAMME: Korean Fighter Programme (KFP) to co-produce 108 of 120 F-16s (80 Block 52D F-16Cs and 40 F-16Ds) announced in Seoul 28 March 1991; 120th aircraft delivered on 19 April 2001. Decision to produce a further 20 (Block 52 standard) announced 13 May 1999; approved July 2000 as KFP 2; deliveries were to have started in July 2003.

COSTS: US$663 million (estimated) for additional 20 (1999).

POWER PLANT: One Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 turbofan.

AVIONICS: Mission: Lockheed Martin LANTIRN pods.

ARMAMENT: Includes AGM-84 Harpoon, AGM-88 HARM and AIM-120 AMRAAM missiles.

 

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