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Iraqi Pilots to Train On Iraqi-Purchased F-16s In Arizona

Iraqi Pilots to Train On Iraqi-Purchased F-16s In Arizona

The initial group of F-16 fighter jets purchased by Iraq will be delivered to Tucson, Arizona, for Iraqi pilot training due to the security situation in Balad in Iraq, Defense Department spokesman Army Col. Steven Warren said here today. Speaking […]


South Korea suspends $1.6 bn deal to upgrade fighter jets

South Korea suspends $1.6 bn deal to upgrade fighter jets

South Korea has suspended a $1.61 billion deal to upgrade its fleet of F-16 fighter jets because of delayed work and cost over-runs, a government agency said Thursday. The US unit of London-based BAE Systems had been chosen over US […]


US Approves JASSM and F-16 Upgrade Sale to Poland

US Approves JASSM and F-16 Upgrade Sale to Poland

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Poland for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles and F-16 Operational Flight Plan upgrades, associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $500 million. […]


Last Four TAI-Modernized F-16s Delivered To Pakistan Air Force

Last Four TAI-Modernized F-16s Delivered To Pakistan Air Force

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) delivered the last four F-16 aircraft to Pakistan Air Force (PAF) under Pakistan F-16 Modernization Program, at a ceremony held at TAI’s facilities in Ankara, Turkey, on September 02, 2014. The avionics and structural modernization […]


Where Are the F-35’s Critics When the F-16 Develops Fuselage Cracks?

Where Are the F-35’s Critics When the F-16 Develops Fuselage Cracks?

Just the other day it was reported that one of the bedrocks of U.S. air power, the F-16 fleet, had a major problem. Apparently, in late July, cracks were discovered on the canopy sill longeron of an F-16D. This is […]


F-16V Completes Major Capability Milestone

F-16V Completes Major Capability Milestone

The newest configuration of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, the F-16V, has reached a major capability milestone with the integration of a new Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar. “Completing this milestone on schedule demonstrates our ability to meet program commitments,” […]


82 F-16Ds removed from flight status due to longeron cracks

82 F-16Ds removed from flight status due to longeron cracks

U.S. Air Force officials recently removed 82 two-seat F-16D Fighting Falcons from flight status due to the discovery of canopy sill longeron cracks found between the front and rear pilot seats. The cracks were discovered following an immediate action time […]


Saab Gripen Pulls Out of Denmark Fighter Bidding

Saab Gripen Pulls Out of Denmark Fighter Bidding

Swedish defence firm Saab has declined to provide a bid for a 30 billion ($4.37 billion) Danish fighter contract while reports indicate that US firm Lockheed Martin is set to land the deal. Three candidates are officially in the running […]


F-16 Evolves to Meet Changing Requirements

F-16 Evolves to Meet Changing Requirements

Over the course of its distinguished history, the F-16 has become the workhorse of the fighter fleet for 28 customers, demonstrating its versatility time and time again in numerous conflicts around the world. Since the first flight of the F-16 […]


 
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