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Pratt Engine to Power Egyptian Air Force F-16s

Pratt Engine to Power Egyptian Air Force F-16s

EAST HARTFORD, Conn.: Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, was awarded a contract for $46 million to provide F100-PW-229 Enhanced Engine Package (EEP) engines to power the Egyptian Air Force’s new fleet of 20 F-16 aircraft. This contract […]


Israel Confirms F-16i Fighter Crash, second body recovered

Israel Confirms F-16i Fighter Crash, second body recovered

Jerusalem: The Israel military on Friday confirmed it had recovered and positively identified the body of a fighter pilot killed in a training exercise over southern Israel whom it had earlier listed as missing. It said that Major Amihai Itkis, […]


Pakistan Air Force Receives Three New F-16s from US

Pakistan Air Force Receives Three New F-16s from US

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: U.S. and Pakistani officials marked the latest chapter in the growth of the Pakistan Air Force with the delivery of three additional new F-16 aircraft to the Government of Pakistan from the United States during an induction ceremony […]


Dutch F-16s Intercept Russian Tu-95 Aircraft

Dutch F-16s Intercept Russian Tu-95 Aircraft

On 19 October, two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s from Leeuwarden Air Base intercepted two Russian “Bear” Tu-95 bombers. The Russians penetrated Dutch airspace without making their identities known. Air combat controllers of the Nieuw Milligen Air Operations Control Station […]


Taiwan Developing Unmanned Aircraft: Defense Minister

Taiwan Developing Unmanned Aircraft: Defense Minister

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s defence ministry said Tuesday it was developing an unmanned surveillance aircraft, showing that the island’s arms race with China has not ended despite improving ties. Yu Sy-tue, spokesman for defence minister Kao Hua-chu, told AFP that the island’s […]


Taiwan to keep buying arms despite warmer China ties

Taiwan to keep buying arms despite warmer China ties

Taipei: Taiwan will keep buying arms abroad as it cannot rely just on improving ties with Beijing for security, President Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday, urging China to withdraw missiles pointed at the island. “Of course, for Taiwan’s security we cannot […]


F-16 Pilot Training for Singapore

F-16 Pilot Training for Singapore

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Singapore of defined order training for a three-year pilot training program at the Tucson Air National Guard Base in Arizona. Training […]


Taiwan faces rising China threat despite warmer ties: Report

Taiwan faces rising China threat despite warmer ties: Report

Taipei: Taiwan’s vice defence minister warned that China represented an increasing threat to the island’s security despite improving ties between the former bitter rivals, Taipei-based media reported Tuesday. Andrew Yang, currently visiting the United States, was quoted as saying that […]


Thailand Requests F-16 Mid-Life Upgrade

Thailand Requests F-16 Mid-Life Upgrade

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Sept. 29 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Thailand of a three-phased program to upgrade 18 F-16A/B Block 15 aircraft with the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) and associated parts, equipment, and logistical […]


 
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