F-16, F-22 and F-35 News
Lockheed Martin awarded $800 million Slovakia F-16 fighter jet contract
Lockheed Martin Corp., doing business as Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $799,955,939 firm-fixed-price incentive contract for F-16 aircraft production.
457th EFS continues TSP in Romania
The 457th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, 301st Fighter Wing, Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, continues to operate as a rotational presence out of the 71st Air Base, Campia Turzii, Romania, for a Theater Security Package after changing over their operations section last month.
Misawa Block-50 F-16 hits 10K hours, an AF first
One of Misawa Air Base's most famous flightline assets hit a historic milestone June 10. A 29-year-old Block-50 F-16 Fighting Falcon, tail number 808 (#90-0808) and affectionately known as "BOB," reached 10,000 flight hours during a sortie flown across Japan.
F-16 Fleet Status
F-16 fleet - Aug 21, 2019
Fleet overview:
scrapped: 150
write-off: 610
preserved: 149
stored: 610
instructional: 102
on order: 0
active: 2943
Changes '18/'19:
Fleet adds: 0
Fleet drop: 37
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Today in F-16 history
An F-16 testbed launches AGM-137 TSSAM and autonomous free flight dispenser system (AFDS)
Quote of the Day
Fight to fly, fly to fight, fight to win.
-- Motto, U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN)
F-16 Hall of Fame
Nuclear Reactor Kill
IDFAF #107
F-16A Block 5
This Israeli F-16A aircraft was the second of eight aircraft to drop its bombs on the Osirak reactor in Iraq, during the June 1981 attack. It wore 6.5 Syrian kill markings, and an Operation Opera "nuclear reactor" kill mark.
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F-16 Forum
Why the small wing?secretprojects
What if F-16 had F-35 engine?hornetfinn
F-16 versus JF-17 Joint Pakistan/Chinese...Boman
Fuel transferTJStoney
F-16 for sale in FL?Boman
Taiwan to upgrade 145 F16 A/BBoman
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F-22 and F-35 Forum
New F-35[B] mod facility brings strategi...spazsinbad
South Korea resets Fighter Jet biddingsprstdlyscott...
F-35 and Airshowsoutlaw162
SDB II Scores Hits in Flight Testssquirrelshoes
F-35 Test Fleet Struggling with Low Read...weasel1962
F-35B (Non-US) Pocket Carriersspazsinbad
F-22 vs Su-30MKImadrat
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Military Aviation Forum
Surface to Air missile systemselement1loop
Defending against anti-ship balistic mis...sferrin
BVR, Datalink, Aim 120 and Meteormarsavian
Leap in Performance - F-4 J79-19?kdub104
LSMF-Mollis Air Show (Zigermeet)mixelflick
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From C-130.net
From USAF website - C-130 in Kuwait 7-29...edpop
Lockheed Martin awarded contract in supp...mekong68
Aerial Refuelingmekong68
Blue Angel's Fat Albert, C-130T aircraft...edpop
AC-130J Flying Combat Missionsmekong68
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Callsign of the day

Callsign "Scorpion"

LT Chris "scorpion" Rodot. Flew a f4 phantom with a real scorpion in my flight suit . itching all the way and back only to find out that i got the little bugger on a stop over mission in the desert. never got stung and the name stayed with me all along
Sierra Hotel
Latest Viper Drivers to reach 1K - 6K flying hours:
6,000 Hours 6,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. Mike "Brillo" Brill

| 466 FS | 421 FS  
5,000 Hours 5,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. Robert "T. Rex" Carpenter , Jr

| 162 FW | 148 FS | 1 sqn  
4,000 Hours 4,000 Hrs

  Col. Bradley "Divot" Jackson

| 179 FS | 179 FS  
3,000 Hours 3,000 Hrs

  Lt.Col. Ala'a Braikat

1 sqn | 1 sqn | 1 sqn  
2,000 Hours 2,000 Hrs

  Maj. Nicolas "Harly" Maes

349 sqn | OCU  
1,000 Hours 1,000 Hrs
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Crew Chief Profiles

 Civilian Steven Underwood

 (added: 19 Aug 2019)

 TSgt. John Lanier

 (added: 13 Jan 2007)
613 TFS | 613 TFS | 78 FS | 35 FS

 Sgt. Jim Tomshack

 (added: 19 Jul 2019)
614 TFS

 SSgt. Drake Keske

 (added: 2 Jul 2015)
51 FW | 388 FW | 36 FS | 309 FS | 309 FS | 80 FS

 MSgt. Mike Nelson

 (added: 3 Aug 2007)
309 FS | 80 FS | 23 FS | 14 FS | A-10 | 51 FW | 310 FS
F-16 Unit
414 CTS "Aggressors" (USAF ACC)