No. 20



UAE Long-Awaited Aircraft Deal Goes To Lockheed Martin

The UAE will order 80 F-16 fighters from Lockheed Martin Corporation of the US, endingearlier speculation that the Gulf state could turn to European aircraft suppliers. Thedeal was officially announced in Washington on 12 May in a joint statement issed by theUAE and US Governments during an official visit to the US on 12-14 May by Abu Dhabi'sCrown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE armed forces...