Defense Ministry Statement
(Source: Argentina Ministry of Defence; issued Sept. 21, 2021)
(Unofficial translation by Defense-Aerospace.com)
The Ministry of Defense informs that, by means of a Public Credit Operations Authorization note, it has requested the inclusion for the 2022 Budget of the authorization to manage credit for up to USD 664 million for the acquisition of multipurpose fighter aircraft for the surveillance and control of the air space.

Likewise, this ministry clarifies that it has not issued regarding the purchase of supersonic aircraft of any origin and is currently in the technical-economic and financial evaluation stage of five alternatives.

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