LONDON — Argentina looks set to purchase 16 Dassault Mirage F1s from Spain in a bid to modernize its fast jet fleet. In its budgetary submissions for 2014, set out at the end of September, Buenos Aires plans to spend $217 million on the purchase of the Mirage F1s, which were taken out of service with the Spanish air force in June. The Mirage F1s will replace Argentina’s aging Mirage IIIs and 5s, which have served the country for more than 30 years and took part in the Falklands War ...
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