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Turkish fighter jet crashes near Syrian border

Turkish fighter jet crashes near Syrian border

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet crashed in south-eastern Turkey on Monday near the Syrian border, and its pilot is believed to have safely ejected, an army statement said. “Radio communication was cut around 2:15 pm (1115 GMT) with the F-16 […]


Misawa fighter jets break new training barriers

Misawa fighter jets break new training barriers

An F-16 Fighting Falcon’s radar warning emits an eerie, distinct pattern as the jet soars over the Northern Pacific Ocean, moving closer and closer toward hostile territory. The warning tone means one thing — missiles are inbound. This can end […]


Hagel, Crown Prince Discuss US-UAE Defense Cooperation

Hagel, Crown Prince Discuss US-UAE Defense Cooperation

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s first trip to the Middle East included a visit and official dinner with Gen. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates armed forces. […]


Northrop’s SABR Gives F-16 Pilots the Big Picture

Northrop’s SABR Gives F-16 Pilots the Big Picture

To a pilot, a radar is only as useful as the information it provides, and Northrop Grumman’s Big SAR (synthetic aperture radar) mapping for the Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) delivers the largest, sharpest radar images ever available in an […]


Air Combat Command stands down units due to budget cuts

Air Combat Command stands down units due to budget cuts

Air Force officials will begin to stand down active-duty combat units starting April 9 to ensure the remaining units supporting worldwide operations can maintain sufficient readiness through the remainder of the fiscal year. The stand down is the result of […]


US Fighter Jet Missing off the coast of Italy

US Fighter Jet Missing off the coast of Italy

A search in underway for a US F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet that has gone missing on a training flight off the coast of Italy, the ANSA news agency reported. The headquarters of the US 31st Fighter Wing, stationed at […]


New F-16 software platform to be tested by 40th, 85th

New F-16 software platform to be tested by 40th, 85th

Developmental testing for an F-16 operational flight program will be accomplished at the 40th Flight Test Squadron and 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron here for the first time. The testing for Block 40 and 50 model F-16s is scheduled to […]


Last Advanced Block 50 F-16 Unveiled For Turkish Air Force

Last Advanced Block 50 F-16 Unveiled For Turkish Air Force

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) and Lockheed Martin unveiled the last Turkish-built F-16 at a ceremony held at TAI’s facilities in Ankara. The ceremony was attended by Deputy Undersecretary of Turkish Defense Industries Mr. Serdar Demirel and high level executives […]


Oman Requests F-16 A/C Weapon Systems

Oman Requests F-16 A/C Weapon Systems

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 11 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Oman for a number of F-16 A/C weapon systems, as well as associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of […]


 
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