Obama approves F-16 fighter jets as free gift to Egypt.

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by AIR FILTER, Dec 14, 2012.

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  1. Ravers

    Ravers LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    The jets probably come with a massive maintenance/upgrades contract which is worth 3 times the value to the US.

    Oldest trick in the book, give some tin pot country a load of gear as a 'gift' then charge them ridiculous amounts of money to keep the gear working.

    Then if they default on the contract, bomb them.


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  2. What he said. Plus they probably have a load in C&P somewhere.
     
  3. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    ah so all those tornados and typhoons are gifts from BAE then?
     
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  4. Perhaps this bit is a clue - "and the latest delivery fulfills an order placed two years ago"- I think yourself and Domovoy should mate, go on, you know you want to.
     
  5. You bet your Al ya Mamma
     
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