The last F-16s for Romania Air Force

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Jorge.Ruivo

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Unread post17 Sep 2017, 16:40

Hello

During last Monte Real open base, we saw the last three F-16s for Romania Air Force. Of a total of 12, about 9 have already been delivered missing these 3

Last 3 F-16s for Romania

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Jorge Ruivo
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Unread post13 Oct 2017, 08:53

It is strange in Romania they did not select the EF-2000. They are in the European community but perhaps they do not have too much money to invest in this aircraft. Even more, an F-16 is cheaper, more reliable and very effective single engine.

It makes sense...
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Unread post14 Oct 2017, 00:24

I don't know why it would be considered strange. Not counting Romania, there are still more European nations who operate the F-16 than the Typhoon.
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Unread post22 Oct 2017, 07:00

Romania isn't exactly awash with cash. What is more surprising is that more of these Eastern Euro nations haven't taken up the option for cheap second hand F-16s.
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Unread post17 Mar 2019, 05:32

Possibly another 24 F-16s for Romania. 36 Vipers is a pretty decent fighter fleet.

https://defence-blog.com/news/romania-t ... -jets.html
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Unread post18 Mar 2019, 04:11

Romania is far more concern with operating closely with the US and other Eastern European Nations like Poland. As a counter to Russia. Than say somebody like France or Germany.


Plus, as stated by other members. The obvious financial restraints...... :|

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