Argentina plans to buy Pakistan's JF-17 Thunder fighter jets
ISLAMABAD – Argentina plans to purchase 12 JF-17 Thunder aircrafts from Pakistan, it emerged on Friday.
The news was revealed by Pakistan Strategic Forum on Twitter, stating that the South American country has officially included $664 million in funding for the purchase of fighter jets in a draft budget for 2022 presented to its Parliament.
The Argentine Air Force has selected Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder, rejected offers from Russia, USA and India.
“The 12 JF-17s will include 10 single seater Block IIIs and 2 dual seat Block IIIs,” the forum said in a tweet.
ARGENTINA SELECTS PAKISTAN’S THUNDER JET— AEROSINT Division PSF (@PSFAERO) September 17, 2021
The Government of #Argentina has officially included $664 Million in funding for the purchase of 12 PAC JF-17A Block III fighters from #Pakistan in a draft budget for 2022 presented to its Parliament.
“The PAC JF-17A Block III is a supersonic, multirole 4+ generation fighter aircraft able to perform combat air patrol, air interdiction, beyond visual range integrated battle, long range maritime strikes, standoff range precision ground strikes, anti radiation SEAD/DEAD missions and electronic warfare,” it added.
The two nations have had friendly ties for a while as Argentina has been supported the resolution put forward by Pakistan on the right to self-determination which is debated annually at the General Assembly of the United Nations.
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