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Fighter Aircraft: Better Cost Estimates Needed for Extending the Service Life of Selected F-16s and F/A-18s

Fighter Aircraft: Better Cost Estimates Needed for Extending the Service Life of Selected F-16s and F/A-18s

The Air Force plans to upgrade and extend the service life of 300 F-16 aircraft and the Navy 150 F/A-18 aircraft, at a combined cost estimated at almost $5 billion in fiscal year 2013 dollars. The Air Force plans to […]


Israeli F-16Is Intercept a UAV

Israeli F-16Is Intercept a UAV

An unidentified UAV invaded the Israeli aerial territory and was intercepted by an F-16I aircraft. A UAV was located this morning invading Israeli aerial territory and was successfully intercepted around 10 AM by IAF airplanes. The UAV was brought down […]


Lockheed to Upgrade RoC Air Force F-16 Jets

Lockheed to Upgrade RoC Air Force F-16 Jets

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] was awarded a contract valued up to $1.85 billion by the U.S. Government to initiate the upgrade of 145 Block 20 F-16A/B aircraft for the Republic of China (RoC). This retrofit program will include the addition […]


All of Israeli Air Force F-16s Back In Service

All of Israeli Air Force F-16s Back In Service

All of the Israel Air Force’s F-16 fighter jets have returned to service, following improvements resolving a technical problem that had kept many of the planes grounded in recent months. Roughly three months ago, two F-16 fighter jets were grounded […]


Lancers, Falcons share South Dakota skies

Lancers, Falcons share South Dakota skies

The skies above Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., are routinely filled with B-1 bombers, but during Sept. 17 to 21, base bombers shared the airspace and ramp area with several South Dakota Air National Guard F-16s during a Guard training […]


Iraqi Air Force F-16 Training Takes Off In Arizona

Iraqi Air Force F-16 Training Takes Off In Arizona

While the Republic of Iraq anticipates an initial delivery of F-16 Fighting Falcons in September 2014, the pilots who will fly them embark on a historic partnership with the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Fighter Wing here to learn how […]


Lockheed Delivers Final Three F-16s to Morocco

Lockheed Delivers Final Three F-16s to Morocco

Three Block 52 F-16s for the Royal Moroccan Air Force line up for take-off for the final delivery flight to Morocco on 22 August 2012 from NAS Fort Worth JRB. The Kingdom of Morocco purchased the aircraft in 2008. The […]


Iraq to get first US F-16s in Sept 2014: officials

Iraq to get first US F-16s in Sept 2014: officials

The first batch of F-16 fighter jets bought by Iraq are due to be delivered in two years, US officials said on Tuesday as the top American military officer was on a visit to Baghdad. Washington agreed last year to […]


South Korea Selects BAE Systems to Perform F-16 Avionics Upgrades

South Korea Selects BAE Systems to Perform F-16 Avionics Upgrades

The Republic of Korea has selected BAE Systems to upgrade the avionics and electronic systems for its fleet of F-16 aircraft. The Korean Government will deliver a Letter of Request (LOR) for BAE Systems’ U.S.-based Support Solutions business to be […]


 
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