U.S. advances F-35 deal with Czech Republic

By Vanessa Montalbano / January 29, 2024 at 3:20 PM
The Czech Republic today penned a final deal with the Biden administration to buy 24 F-35 fighter aircraft, worth about 150 billion Czech koruna or $6.5 billion. The historic foreign military sale comes after the Czech government negotiated a contract with the U.S. for more than a year amid the war in Ukraine and approved an agreement in September. According to a news release from the Czech Republic’s Defense Ministry, today’s sale marks the Czech military’s single largest purchase ever...

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