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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 […]


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 […]


 
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