Denmark scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to identify a Russian bomber detected on radar near the NATO member's airspace, the Danish air force said in a statement.
A pilot from the 510th Fighter Squadron was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross here Oct. 29 for his aerial combat support of friendly forces in the vicinity of An Najaf, Iraq, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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.
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.