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.
I recently sat down with Lt. Col. Michael Brill
, the world's high-time F-16 pilot, to talk about the evolution of the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the pilots who fly it.
The US announced a $5.85 billion arms package to upgrade Taiwan's F-16 fighter jets. This faced an immediate backlash from Republicans who accused him of selling a U.S. friend short and caving in to Chinese pressure.
L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) announced that it has received a contract option from the U.S. Air Force to build a fifth F-16 Mission Training Center (MTC).
Soon after airplanes-turned-missiles slammed into the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2011, a Minnesota Air National Guard unit launched into action.
Iraq's potential purchase of 18 U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons is an encouraging development that benefits both nations, the senior U.S. Air Force component commander in Iraq said September 14.
This is the motto and creed by which the Airmen with the Gambler Aircraft Maintenance Unit and 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron -- collectively called the Gamblers -- live. They deployed from Shaw Air Force Base, and have been supporting Operation Unified Protector for more than five months.
A group of Airmen here have saved 25 lives in the past 16 years by taking care of a critical F-16 Fighting Falcon component.
At about 17.00h local time on Thursday, September 8th a micro burst during a wind storm caused the collapse of a sun shelter at Nellis AFB, Nevada. Eight airman were injured and several types of aircraft were damaged including F-16s.
Four Royal Danish Air Force F-16 landed at the Lithuanian, Siauliai Air Base on August 31 for their Air Policing mission over the Baltic states after departing from Skrydstrupe Air Base.
On the morning of March 23, 2011, two F-16 pilots assigned to the 480 Fighter Squadron "Warhawks" from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Captain Alex "Tuna" Turner and Captain Owen "Tatu" Birckett, flew what is believe to be the two longest Viper combat missions in history.
The final batch of surplus & refurbished F-16s left Volkel Air Base on Monday, 29 August 2011 heading to there new home in Chile. Thus ending a contract agreed between the governments of the Netherlands and Chile in early June 2009.