The sale of 80 new F-16 Block 60 fighter aircraft to the United Arab Emirates helped the U.S. significantly widen its share as a supplier in international arms transfer agreements last year, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service. The $6.4 billion F-16 deal is one of the largest combat aircraft sales the U.S. has ever made. The U.S. made agreements to sell $18.6 billion worth of arms in 2000, or 50.4 percent of such agreements worldwide, CRS wrote in ...


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