Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will deliver the first new Lockheed Martin F-16's to the Turkish Air Force (TuAF) during March under the Peace Onyx 4 programme.
On October 26, 2010, five pilots from the 176th Fighter Squadron departed the Lockheed Martin factory in Fort Worth, Texas, with five brand-new F-16 Block 52 fighters, bound for Pakistan.
Pakistan received the last five F-16s of a batch of 18 ordered from the United States on December 13th.
The skies around Luke Air Force Base will be busier than normal Wednesday during Cactus Starfighter, a large force exercise for the 310th Fighter Squadron and 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit. During Cactus Starfighter, the combined efforts of Luke units will launch more than 30 F-16s at one time.
The U.S. Air Force will station F-16 jet fighters and C-130 Hercules transport aircraft in Poland as of 2013, Polish Defense Minister Bogdan Klich announced on Nov. 18th.
The 162nd Fighter Wing of the Arizona Air National Guard welcomed Dutch pilots and aircraft as they arrived at Tucson International Airport October 29, 2010.
More than 170 Wolf Pack Airmen returned to Kunsan Air Base, October 23 after participating in the fourth annual Max Thunder exercise at Kwangju Air Base, ROK, October 15-22.
After roughly a decade of F-16 flight and maintenance training with Arizona Air Guardsmen, the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defense and the 162nd Fighter Wing celebrate the successful conclusion of their formal training relationship and reflect on the bonds of friendship that will remain.
Falcon Air Meet 2010 officially kicked off Oct. 19 at Azraq Royal Jordanian Air Base in the country of Jordan.
Flight sorties consisting of integrated U.S. and ROK Air Force aircraft and Airmen began on October 18 as the focal point of Max Thunder 10-02.
The Egyptian government added a reconnaissance pod to the shopping cart filled with 20 F-16C/D Block 50/52 aircraft. Goodrich Corporation, which will procure and deploy the DB-110 reconnaissance pod system for use on those F-16s, was awarded a $11 million contract.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Singapore of defined order training for a three-year pilot training program at the Tucson Air National Guard Base in Arizona.
The 103rd flight signalled the final effort in this phase of testing for the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System, part of the Automatic Collision Avoidance Technology/Fighter Risk Reduction Program.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress September 29 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Thailand of a three-phased program to upgrade 18 F-16A/B Block 15 aircraft with the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) and associated parts, equipment, and logistical support.
The 8th Fighter Wing zeroed out its allocated flying hours for 2010.