State Department: Replacement of Destroyed Aircraft (Taken Question)June 22, 2011 at 9:54 am | Posted in Aviation Law | Leave a comment
by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty
Source – State Department:
Replacement of Destroyed Aircraft (Taken Question)
Office of the Spokesperson
Question Taken at the June 20, 2011 Daily Press Briefing
June 20, 2011
QUESTION: Has the Government of Pakistan requested that the U.S. replace the two aircraft destroyed in the attack on the Pakistani Naval Base? What is the status of that request?
ANSWER: The United States has used U.S. military assistance to refurbish and upgrade P-3C aircraft that were provided to Pakistan under the Excess Defense Articles (EDA) program in the past. Discussions concerning the provision of additional military equipment under the EDA program are ongoing.