U.S. Assures Egypt Of F-16
CAIRO [MENL] -- The United States has assured Egypt that it would receive
advanced fighter-jets over the next two years.
Officials said the administration of President Barack Obama has relayed
a series of messages that Egypt would receive 20 F-16 Block 52 multi-role
fighters from Lockheed Martin. They said the administration has determined
that Egypt's military regime was fulfilling its pledge to hand over power to
a civilian government.