With advanced avionics and mission systems, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) claims its 1970s-era delta-winged fighter, the Kfir, could rank in the same class of contemporary “fourth generation” fighter jets. The company can deliver up to 50 of the Mach 2+ Kfirs, configured to the newest “Block 60” standard, using airframes retired from IAF service in the 1990s, according to IAI officials. These aircraft were mothballed in the southern Negev desert and are in good condition for ...


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