On Tuesday it was announced that Lockheed Martin Aeronautics were awarded a $830 Million contract to supply Iraq with a further batch of 18 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft. The contract is expected to run through till April 30, 2014.
Tyndall's own Lt. Col. Matthew "Pipper" Bradley, 83rd Fighter Weapons Squadron operations director, has been selected to be Thunderbird No. 1.
Airmen from the Royal Moroccan air force and the U.S. Air Force united at Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco, April 15, for Majestic Eagle 2013, a bi-lateral training exercise, which will continue through till April 26, 2013.
Reaching 3,000 F-16 flying hours is a milestone few pilots reach in their entire career. On the first day of spring, the list of pilots who have reached that milestone added one more name.
Col. Patrick McKenzie, 51st Fighter Wing commander, joined a small elite group of pilots by reaching 3,000 hours in an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Osan, March 28, 2013.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a versatile multi-role fighter aircraft that has been proven to be effective in a variety of combat scenarios.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon has served the U.S. Air Force as one of the world's premier fighter aircraft, and for nearly a quarter of a century Luke Air Force Base has produced air-to-air and air-to-ground combat warriors in the venerable fighter.
Underwater survey company Phoenix International, based in the USA, has successfully completed an underwater search and recovery of a USAF F-16 aircraft from over 16,400 feet of sea water (fsw) off the coast of Japan in an operation which cost $1.4M.
Members of the 480th Fighter Squadron departed Spangdahlem Air Base Jan. 4, to participate in Red Flag 13-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
Developmental testing for an F-16 operational flight program will be accomplished at the 40th Flight Test Squadron and 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron here for the first time.
U.S. Congres has been notified that there's a possible sale to Oman for a number of F-16 weapon systems, as well as equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $117 million.
Despite instability due to the new Islamic government in Egypt, the US is sending more than 20 F-16 fighter jets to Egypt as part of a $1 billion foreign aid package.
Class 12-CBG will take their next step today on the long road to becoming combat mission-ready fighter pilots in the most lethal Air Force in the world.
Since the beginning of the partnership between the Department of Defense, NASA and Lockheed Martin, the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System has evolved into an instrument intended to keep civilian and military aircrew members fit to fly and fight another day.
The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group marked an important milestone in continuing to prepare the warfighter for tomorrow's threats as the first QF-16 drone arrived for developmental testing November, 19.