Danish government recommends buying Lockheed Martin's F-35

May 12, 2016 9:27 AM

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark – The Danish government says it wants to buy 27 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter planes in a deal that would be worth at least 20 billion kroner ($3.1 billion).

Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen said Thursday the government picked the F-35 by Lockheed Martin over the Eurofighter Typhoon and Boeing's F-18 to replace Denmark's aging fleet of F-16 fighters.

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