The United Arab Emirates has ordered 354 Wind Corrected Munitions Dispenser tail kits for its planned fleet of F-16 Block 60s.
U.S. allies in the Middle East are expected to see significant delays in the delivery of the F-16s. Israel has already been told of a delay in the delivery of the F-16I. Egypt and Greece could also be expected to see delays over the next few months.
Zygo Corporation will soon commence delivery of the critical sapphire windows which will be used in the F-16 Block 60's Integrated Forward-Looking Infrared and Targeting System (IFTS), which is being developed by Northrop Grumman.
The US Department of Defense awarded Boeing a $24 million contract to produce 100 Joint Helmet- Mounted Cueing Systems (JHMCS) by July 2005. The order includes 66 systems for the US Air Force's F-16 fleet.
CPU Technology Inc. has won a contract to develop prototype units of a new computer system for use in F-16s. The contract covers the F- 16's central air data computer, or CADC.
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Electronic Systems sector has delivered the first AN/APG-80 advanced agile beam fire control radar to Lockheed Martin Corporation for the new F-16 Block 60. The first batch of Block 60 aircraft is being produced for the United Arab Emirates.
Lockheed Martin and Boeing will know within a week which of them will develop and build a new 250-pound bomb for the U.S. Air Force, a deal valued at $2.5 billion. The Air Force will name one of the two companies as the prime contractor for the new Small Diameter Bomb (SDB), which was formerly known as the Miniaturized Munitions Capability.
On August 18th, Lockheed Martin celebrated the first production delivery of its F-16 Fighting Falcon, day-to-day 25 years ago. The F-16 has been one of the most successful military aircraft programs in history.
AeroGroup Inc., a commercial company providing flight training to Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 pilots, appears to be on its way out of Melbourne International Airport, Fla.
Boeing engineer accused of stealing classified F-16 information from the U.S. government has been arrested in Taiwan.
U.S. Air Force leaders are close to a decision on a sweeping, short-term upgrade to the smart bomb inventory that would equip the weapons with simple data links to allow them to track moving targets.
Under the Affordable Moving Surface Target Engagement (AMSTE) program, an AMSTE-equiped JDAM test-fired from an F-16 and guided by an E-8C JSTARS struck within three meters of a moving truck.
Lockheed-Martin has chosen Israeli defense industries to manufacture systems for the new F-16 military aircraft purchased by Poland. The first stage of the agreement is likely to amount to tens of millions of dollars.
Lockheed Martin Corporation yesterday reported second quarter 2003 net sales of $7.7 billion, a 23% increase over the second quarter 2002 sales of $6.3 billion.
today announced that it has successfully completed preliminary testing of the System-on-a-Chip (SoC) based Modernized Programmable Signal Processor (MPSP) Radar System at Edwards Air Force Base.
Astronics Corporation announced today that it has been awarded a follow-on contract from the U.S. government to supply spares and replacement parts for the F-16 night vision instrumentation program.