Turkish F-16s reportedly attacked positions of Kurdish rebels along its rugged border with Iraq on Wednesday, as Turkey's military stepped up its anti-rebel operations.
A total of 8 RNoAF F-16s were scrambled to track 13-14 Russian Tupolev-95 "Bears" for about 10 hours. The first F-16s on QRA took off at 03.00h.
A USAF F-16 dropped precision munitions near Al Nussayyib, Iraq, Sept. 25 killing Abu Nasr al-Tunisi and two other al-Qaida Iraq operatives, according to Air Force officials.
An F-16 pilot assigned to the 35th FS was recently awarded the Distinguish Flying Cross for his extraordinary achievement while flying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Norway says it scrambled F-16 fighter jets twice today to keep an eye on a flight of 8 Russian Tupolev-95 "Bear" bombers.
In Iraq, U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons destroyed dirt bridges with GBU-38s in Baghdad.
Norway scrambled two of its F-16 fighter jets over the North Sea on Tuesday after Russian Tupolev Tu-95 "Bear" bombers got a little too close to their coast for comfort.
The Turkish Armed Forces' 'Operation Sledgehammer' is well underway in Şırnak. Two Turkish F-16s carried out a patrol flight in the area bordering Iraq.
Two USAF F-16s appear to have inadvertently crossed into Turkish airspace over the border with Iraq, a U.S. Embassy official said today, adding that the incursion was under investigation.
In Iraq, an F-16 Fighting Falcon strafed anti-Iraqi insurgents with 20mm cannon rounds. The insurgents were firing on coalition forces near Basrah.
U.S. Air Force F-16s obliterated three truck-mounted anti-aircraft weapons and killed 10 to 14 al Qaeda operatives near Fallujah on Tuesday May 8, according to the U.S. military.
In Iraq, U.S. Air Force F-16s were assigned to observe two mosques and a roadway for anti-Iraqi activity near Ar Ramadi.
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U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released the airpower summary for Feb. 9 and it seems that the F-16 was quite successful in several interventions in Iraq.
The surface-to-air missile that hit the belly of Lt. Col David Goldfein's F-16 in May 1999 came from an unexpected source.
The Thunderbird F-16s are scheduled for a flyby over the Dolphin Stadium during Super Bowl XLI Feb. 4 over Miami while other F-16s will be patrolling the no-fly zone.