Replacement of Destroyed Aircraft (Taken Question)
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.