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Iraqi Pilots to Begin F-16 Prerequisite Pilot Training

Iraqi Pilots to Begin F-16 Prerequisite Pilot Training

The Government of Iraq has signed an agreement with the U.S. for 10 Iraqi Air Force pilots to begin prerequisite F-16 training. This agreement follows the request submitted by the GoI to purchase 18 new Block 52 F-16 airplanes. If […]


US Plans Sale of F-16 Aircraft to Iraq

US Plans Sale of F-16 Aircraft to Iraq

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on September 13 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of 18 F-16IQ Aircraft as well as associated equipment and services. The total value, if all options are exercised, could be […]


Upgraded F-16 Reconnaissance Equipment for Afghanistan

Upgraded F-16 Reconnaissance Equipment for Afghanistan

Dutch F-16s of the Air Task Force (ATF) in Afghanistan began flying this week with upgraded RecceLite reconnaissance pods. These are containers with special observation equipment that are carried under the fighter’s fuselage. The new version can, in a shorter […]


Destructive F-16 test makes strides toward new drone’s development

Destructive F-16 test makes strides toward new drone’s development

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.: An F-16 Fighting Falcon was intentionally blown apart on the range here as part of a test on an aerial-target flight termination system Aug. 19. The purpose of the test conducted by the 780th Test […]


F-16 Fighting Falcons return from exercise in Sweden

F-16 Fighting Falcons return from exercise in Sweden

KALLAX AIR BASE, Sweden: Members of the 555th Fighter Squadron and 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron spent two weeks conducting air-to-air and air-to-ground exercises with members of the Swedish air force at Norrbotten Wing here. Over the course of two weeks, […]


480th activated as Spangdahlem’s newest F-16 squadron

480th activated as Spangdahlem’s newest F-16 squadron

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany: The 480th Fighter Squadron was activated as the 52nd Fighter Wing’s newest F-16 Fighting Falcon squadron as of 13 Aug. at 1:48 p.m. The new squadron comes after the Combat Air Forces Restructuring plan transitioned 21 […]


Pakistan Air Force trains at Nellis

Pakistan Air Force trains at Nellis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.: It took six days and four stops for six Pakistan Air Force pilots to fly six F-16Bs over 7,700 miles from Mushaf Air Base in northern Pakistan to Las Vegas to fly and train in […]


20th FW and Pakistani airmen reunite at Red Flag

20th FW and Pakistani airmen reunite at Red Flag

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev: In a symbolic and historical event, Pakistan airmen flew six F-16Bs and 100 aircrew, maintenance and support members more than 7,700 miles from Pakistan to participate in their first Red Flag and Green Flag exercises […]


Oman Requests Additional F-16 Fighter Aircraft

Oman Requests Additional F-16 Fighter Aircraft

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Oman of 18 F-16 Block 50/52 aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $3.5 Billion. The Government […]


 
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