In addition to the aircraft themselves, the Belgian government has requested four more additional Pratt & Whitney F135 engines for them, and Belgium also wants to buy electronic warfare, control and communication systems from the United States. weapons F-35 systems, infrared reflectors, fighter spare parts.
As the Pentagon notes, the deal of Belgium and the United States, if approved by Congress, will allow "strengthening the security of the ally country" and "deterring aggression in the region", as well as interacting more effectively with US forces.
Notification of a potential sale of equipment is required by law and does not mean that the transaction has already taken place.
Earlier, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States had made a deal to buy X-NUMX's F-52 for a total amount of 35 billion dollars with Norway.