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Raytheon secures first international customer for its F-16 RACR AESA radar

Raytheon secures first international customer for its F-16 RACR AESA radar

Raytheon Company has signed a contract with BAE Systems in support of upgrading the Republic of Korea’s fleet of more than 130 KF-16C/D Block 52 aircraft. As a key subcontractor to BAE Systems, the company will provide an integrated solution […]


Singapore Plans F-16 Block 52 Upgrade

Singapore Plans F-16 Block 52 Upgrade

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress January 13 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for an upgrade of F-16 Block 52 aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.43 billion. […]


BAE Systems to Perform Upgrades on South Korean F-16s

BAE Systems to Perform Upgrades on South Korean F-16s

The Republic of Korea has finalized an agreement with the U.S. government for BAE Systems to perform upgrades and systems integration for its fleet of more than 130 F-16 aircraft. The company will now begin the first phase of the […]


Close Air Support Key to Strategic Success

Close Air Support Key to Strategic Success

Before the sun rises, the sound of an F-16 Fighting Falcon can be heard taking off, breaking the dull silence of the morning as they participate in a two week close-air support training exercise with various squadrons and units. Known […]


BAE to Upgrade South Korean KF-16

BAE to Upgrade South Korean KF-16

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea for Phase 1 upgrades of 134 KF-16C/D Block 52 aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated […]


Struggles of sequestration: Fighter wing gets creative during 3-month down time

Struggles of sequestration: Fighter wing gets creative during 3-month down time

It was an eerie sight at this normally bustling F-16 base. The flight line was completely clear of aircraft. Tools were neatly tucked away, hangars were silent and operations had completely come to a halt. For the 388th Fighter Wing, […]


First unmanned QF-16 flight takes place

First unmanned QF-16 flight takes place

The QF-16 full scale aerial target’s inaugural unmanned flight occurred Sept. 19. The 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron and Boeing Co. conducted the flight, which is the first step in a two year process to phase out the QF-4 full scale […]


Scalable Agile Beam Radar Will Extend Viability of F-16s Beyond 2025

Scalable Agile Beam Radar Will Extend Viability of F-16s Beyond 2025

Northrop Grumman Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) will help extend the viability of the U.S. Air Force’s F-16 fighter aircraft beyond 2025 and help ensure the F-16 remains a vital component of the nation’s fighter force structure. Skip Wagner, director […]


Israel’s F-16I Fighter Squadrons Return for Training

Israel’s F-16I Fighter Squadrons Return for Training

Two months have passed since the F-16I Division was grounded following the crash last July, and now they have returned to flying. As part of a gradual process, last week, F-16I squadrons held their first training sessions at the Ramon […]


 
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