Swiss Government Places Budget Cap On Fighter Buy

Credit: F-5: Northrop
LONDON–Swiss officials have placed a budget cap of CHF6 billion ($5.93 billion) on the purchase of a new fleet of fighter aircraft to replace the Northrop F-5 Tiger and Boeing F/A-18 Hornet. Until now, Switzerland’s Air2030 procurement program had planned to spend a total of CHF8 billion to cover...

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