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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 […]


Hill AFB Plays Key Role In Delivering F-16s To Indonesia

Hill AFB Plays Key Role In Delivering F-16s To Indonesia

The combined efforts of Hill Air Force Base’s Ogden Air Logistics Complex, F-16 System Program Office, Defense Logistics Agency and several other Defense Department organizations will culminate in the initial delivery of three of 24 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to […]


Unrest in Iraq could delay delivery of US F-16s

Unrest in Iraq could delay delivery of US F-16s

Violence in Iraq could delay the delivery of American F-16 fighter jets to the Baghdad government after contractors had to be evacuated from a key air base, the Pentagon said Monday. Although the United States is moving to expedite the […]


Jordan Becomes 16th International Customer for Lockheed’s Sniper ATP

Jordan Becomes 16th International Customer for Lockheed’s Sniper ATP

In 2013, the Royal Jordanian Air Force selected Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) to equip its fleet of F-16 aircraft, becoming the 16th international customer for the program. For the initial $16.5 million contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver […]


Iraq Accepts First Lockheed Martin F-16 Aircraft

Iraq Accepts First Lockheed Martin F-16 Aircraft

Lockheed Martin (LMT) delivered the first of 36 F-16 Block 52 aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force during a ceremony today at its Fort Worth facility. The Republic of Iraq’s first F-16 Fighting Falcon on display at Lockheed Martin’s Fort […]


Exercise Eager Tiger 2014 off to a roaring start

Exercise Eager Tiger 2014 off to a roaring start

Exercise Eager Tiger 2014 officially kicked off May 11, 2014 at an air base in northern Jordan, bringing together U.S. and Jordanian military forces and giving them the chance to participate in friendly competitions while expressing their commitment to regional […]


Romania Welcomed Into The F-16 Family

Romania Welcomed Into The F-16 Family

Romania was officially welcomed into the Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] F-16 family at a reception preceding the Black Sea Defense Aerospace tradeshow here today. The Romanian Air Force is the 28th customer of the most widely used 4th generation multi-role fighter […]


Belgium Requests F-16A/B Block 15 Aircraft Mid-Life Upgrade

Belgium Requests F-16A/B Block 15 Aircraft Mid-Life Upgrade

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Belgium to upgrade its F-16A/B Block 15 Aircraft Mid Life Upgrade (MLU) aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of […]


 
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