Then Air Force is evaluating several options to modernize its fleet of fighter aircraft. Bogota currently operates a small fleet of upgraded Mk10/12 fighters acquired from Israel. Bogota recently received two additional s, to replace aircraft lost in operational attrition. Among the options being considered are , available from a number of suppliers including IAI, that also modernized the Kfirs currently operating in . (Israel recently decommissioned Block 30/40).
Acquisition of other advanced fighter jets is also considered, including buying Trance 2s from Spain or used s from France. The F/A-18C/D and Russian is also a viable option. However, these three are twin-engine jets that might be too expensive for the ns. The Swedish is another candidate, particularly for the Swedish flexibility in offering s under leasing agreements.