The 480th Fighter Squadron recently returned from their first deployment where they flew missions to keep a watchful eye on the joint-force withdrawal from Iraq as the last F-16 Fighting Falcons left Balad.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress November 16 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Indonesia for the regeneration and upgrade of 24 F-16C/D Block 25 aircraft and associated equipment & logistical support for an estimated cost of $750 million.
During a press conference Nov. 8 the commander of the Iraqi air force said Iraq's purchase of 18 F-16C Fighting Falcons, for their future air defense, will encourage and strengthen the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Iraq.
Headquarters Pacific Air Forces released the results of its investigation into a July 29, 2011, ground collision of two F-16CM aircraft at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.
On November 10th, 2011 Belgian 350(F) Sqn based at Florennes AB celebrated its 70th anniversary.
The 125th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron recently arrived in country and is providing top cover for U.S. forces as they transition personnel and equipment out of Iraq.
An Air Force investigation into a crash of an F-16 belonging to the 176th Fighter Squadron concluded that the cause was engine failure.
"None of this could exist without the enthusiastic stalwart support of our community, the chamber, and our business and civic leaders that stand with us here today," said Col. Frank H. Stokes, 148th Fighter Wing Commander.
After more than five years, the Netherland's F-16 operations from Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan came to an end on October 15 after the final armed reconnaissance flight.
Driving up to 240 miles per hour is normal for an IndyCar driver. However, while gearing up for his next race, one particular IndyCar driver was given the opportunity to go even faster in an F-16 Fighting Falcon.
The thundering sound of F-16s slicing though the air is the sound of freedom and safety for many people, but for a handful of Bagram Airfield maintainers on the ground, it's the sound of success and hard work.
More than 175 members of the 113th Wing, District of Columbia Air National Guard, will deploy to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, this week in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Egypt is now the 13th international customer for Lockheed Martin's Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP), which provides precision targeting and non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (NTISR) in a single lightweight system.
Members of the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing have begun a year-long remembrance leading up to the unit's the 65th anniversary in the Air National Guard with a new design for the wing's flagship aircraft.
The Iraqi government has transferred its first payment for 18 F-16C Fighting Falcons, bringing Iraq closer to independently securing its airspace, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Sept 27.