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Singapore to Buy Aster 30 Missiles, Upgrade F-16 Fighters

Singapore to Buy Aster 30 Missiles, Upgrade F-16 Fighters

Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen has announced the acquisition of MBDA Aster 30 medium-range air-defense missiles in a reply to a question in Parliament. The Aster will eplace the I-Hawks currently in service. The statement also described […]


Training system brings fight to F-16 pilots

Training system brings fight to F-16 pilots

Groundbreaking advancements to F-16 Fighting Falcon warfare training here arrived during the week of Aug. 12 through 16 in the form of a Joint Deployable Electronic Warfare Range, or JDEWR. The JDEWR is a weapon system that provides tactical-level training […]


US suspends delivery of F-16s to Egypt: Pentagon

US suspends delivery of F-16s to Egypt: Pentagon

The United States has delayed plans to supply Egypt with an additional four F-16 fighter jets due to unrest gripping the country, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. “Given the current situation in Egypt we do not believe it is appropriate […]


F-16s being regenerated into drones

F-16s being regenerated into drones

Less than three months after the last F-4 phantom II departed from the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group for drone conversion, maintainers here are already turning the wrenches on Air Combat Command’s fourth generation of aerial targets, the F-16 […]


Patriots, F-16s May Remain in Jordan After Eager Lion Exercise

Patriots, F-16s May Remain in Jordan After Eager Lion Exercise

The United States could leave Patriot anti-missile batteries and F-16 fighter jets in Jordan following the end of Exercise Eager Lion, a Pentagon spokesman said here today. Jordan has requested the batteries, but Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has not yet […]


US to send Patriot missiles, F-16s to Jordan for drill

US to send Patriot missiles, F-16s to Jordan for drill

The United States will send a Patriot missile battery and F-16 fighters to Jordan for a military drill and may keep the weapons there to counter the threat posed by Syria’s civil war, officials said Monday. The Patriot missile launchers […]


The Netherlands–F-16 Pilot Training and Logistics Support

The Netherlands–F-16 Pilot Training and Logistics Support

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress May 17 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Netherlands for the continuation of a Continental United States (CONUS) -based Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) F-16 Formal Training Unit (FTU)and associated equipment, […]


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 […]


 
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