RDAF F-16s’s operating against forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi in Libya are running out of bombs according to a June 9 report. A request to the replenish stocks has been made to the Netherlands.
Dutch F-16 fighter jets were taking part in a NATO mission over Libya, but were not involved in air strikes, the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant reported on Wednesday,quoting defence briefings.
As of last Friday Belgian F-16s have also been involved in night-time bombing raids on targets in Libya. The jets attacked a number of logistical facilities, such as maintenance complexes for tanks.
Six F-16 block 60 aircraft from the United Arab Emirates together with six Mirages landed at Decimomannu AB, Italy on Sunday ahead of their deployment to help enforce the no-fly zone over Libya.
The Dutch government deployed six F-16s, a KDC-10 tanker and a navy minesweeper to help enforce the arms embargo against Libya.
Six F-16 jet fighters from Norway will take part in the Western-led military operations against Libya after the Norwegian Air Force has been given the go-ahead, the Norwegian news agency NTB reported on Saturday.
After Denmark, who was readying four F-16 fighter jets on Wednesday, Belgium and The Netherlands now also follow suit to take part in an internationally-backed no-fly zone over Libya.
The RDAF is preparing four F-16 fighter jets to take part in an internationally-backed no-fly zone over Libya, should Nato high command decide to act.
The Israeli air force yesterday shot down what seems to have been a balloon that flew over the country's secretive Dimona nuclear reactor site.
A Qatari diplomat trying to sneak a smoke in an airplane bathroom sparked a bomb scare Wednesday night on a flight from Washington to Denver, with F-16 fighter jets scrambled by NORAD.
Two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers that carried out a routine patrol mission over the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans were shadowed by two RoNAF F-16 Fighting Falcons and two RAF Tornados.
Norwegian F-16 jet fighters identified less Russian military aircrafts outside Norwegian airspace last year than in 2008.
At approximately 10.15h EDT, September 30th, when radio calls to a civilian pilot went unanswered, the Continental U.S. NORAD Region, along with the 601st Air and Space Operations Center, responded by scrambling fighter jets to assist with the unresponsive aircraft.
Officials from the 601st Air and Space Operations Center responded to a call from Federal Aviation Administration officials at approximately 20.00h Eastern time July 30 when radio calls to a civilian pilot went unanswered.
The New York Times has published an article about Pakistan's Air Forces improved ability to target and attack militant targets with precision weapons based on information from military officials and independent analysts.