As Lockheed Martin continues to produce new F-16s for Iraq and Oman, the company also is developing an upgrade kit for Taiwan’s F-16s and eyeing potential work with Singapore. Though it is the original equipment manufacturer, Lockheed is likely to face stiff competition from BAE Systems, which broke Lockheed’s hold over F-16 work with a win overseeing Korea’s F-16 upgrade, including a potential buy of 134 kits. BAE has begun early tear-down work on two F-16s—one ...


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