SAMPLE
3 F-16A FIGHTING FALCON UNIT COSTS
Country of Manufacture: USA
Name of Equipment: F-16A Fighting Falcon
UNIT    
PRICE YEAR OBSERVATIONS
US$,000    
4'600 1974 Basic Cost USAF
6'000 1975  
6'091 1975 Flyaway USAF
7'597 1975 For 72 to NORWAY
8'152 1975 For 48 to DENMARK
8'333 1975 For 116 to BELGIUM
9'245 1975 For 102 to NETHERLANDS
9'659 1977 Unit Procurement Cost for 1388 USAF
12'322 1978 Unit Procurement Cost for 105 USAF
30'000 1980 Flyaway for 40 to PAKISTAN
11'900 1983 FY83 USAF
  1983 BF700.0m for 44 to BELGIUM
16'500 1984 USAF
19'000 1985 USAF
15'800 1985 USAF
20'400 1986 USAF
18'300 1986 USAF
17'900 1987 USAF
18'300 1987 USAF
15'000 1987 Flyaway USAF
22'000 1989 USAF
28'000 1989 With Maintenance Cost USAF
13'000 1990 Average Flyaway Unit Cost USAF
20'000 1990 USAF
14'700 1992 Average Flyaway Cost USAF
15'400 1992 Average Flyaway Cost USAF
14'300 1992 $4.0m Unit Cost of MLU(Mid-Life Update) with Avionics Upgrade & GPS & MLS
    & Improved IFF & Helmet Mounted Sight
  1993 $2.5m Unit Cost of MLU(Mid-Life Update) with Avionics Upgrade & GPS & MLS.
    $6.6m Unit Cost of MLU(Mid-Life Update) with Avionics Upgrade & GPS & MLS
    to BELGIUM.
    $4.318m Unit Cost for 301 European MLU Kits
  1994 $5.5m 2nd Hand Unit Cost from USAF Stocks as F-16A-POF(Previously Owned
    F-16/Not Excess to be Replaced) for 36 to SPAIN.
    $5.9m Unit Cost 2nd Hand for 33 from BELGIUM.
    $15.0m/$16.0m(Airframe Cost $6.0m & MLU Cost $8.5m/$10.0m) 2nd Hand Unit 
    Cost from USAF.
18'600 1995 For 9 to SINGAPORE.
    $5.0m w/o MLU 2nd Hand Unit Cost from USAF Stocks as F-16A-POF(Previously
    Owned F-16/Not Excess to be Replaced) for 18 to PHILIPPINES.
    $10.0m/$14.0m(Airframe Cost $6.0m & MLU Cost $6.0m/$7.0m) 2nd Hand Unit
    Cost from USAF Stocks as F-16A-POF(Previously Owned F-16/Not Excess
    to be Replaced)
15'000 1996 Block 20 Unit Cost USAF.
    $10.0m 2nd Hand from NETHERLANDS or BELGIUM Stocks Unit Cost.
    $0.1m/$3.5m from Storage to be Returned to Zero-Time Statut Unit Cost.
    $10.0m LEP(Life Extension Program) to add 4000 Flying Hour with Overhauling
    with new Parts Unit Cost.
16'000 1996 Block 20 Unit Cost USAF.
    $9.0m/$14.0m(Airframe Cost $6.0m & MLU Cost $3.0m/$8.0m) 2nd Hand Unit Cost
    from USAF Stocks as F-16A-POF(Previously Owned F-16/Not Excess to be
    Replaced).
    $3.0m FALCON UP Program(Beef up Structural Integrity of the Aircraft