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.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress on September 13 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of 18 F-16IQ Aircraft as well as associated equipment and services.
The 162nd Fighter Wing, known for its premier international F-16 training programs, has an advantage when it comes to the development of international partnerships. As an integral part of U.S.-Pakistan relations, the wing was a clear choice to assist the Pakistan Air Force in its Red Flag debut.
The F-16 soars overhead just before the crowd can cover their ears, but the noise does nothing to quell the audience's growing enthusiasm while watching things explode on the ground.
The U.S. Air Force deployed 12 F-16C aircraft from Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, Texas, and Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, on Sept. 11 for approximately four months as part of a scheduled deployment.
The fleet of gray F-16 Fighting Falcons on the Luke Air Force Base flightline is in sharp contrast to a small group of blue-colored training aircraft that arrived earlier this month.
Woman to become Alabama Air National Guard's first female fighter pilot. Sara Ferrero is flying almost every day and is nearing her destination -- becoming the Alabama Air National Guard's first female fighter pilot.
An F-16 Fighting Falcon was blown apart on the range, near Eglin on August 19th.
In the fast-paced world of supersonic jet fighters, 4,000 hours is a very, very long time.
With the announcement by Air Force officials that Luke Air Force Base was selected as the preferred alternative for F-35 Lightning II training came another announcement, the move of two F-16 Fighting Falcon squadrons to Holloman AFB, New Mexico.
Twenty-nine of the wing's dedicated crew chiefs were each assigned an F-16 Fighting Falcon during a ceremony today, recognizing them as the maintenance experts on their respective aircraft assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron.
They turn the wrenches, load the munitions and coordinate all the moving pieces to get jets into the air. Day after day, they work hard on the ground to launch aircraft and recover them when they land, all the while never getting to see action in the skies.
In a symbolic and historical event, the Pakistan air force flew six F-16Bs and 100 aircrew, maintenance and support personnel over 7,700 miles from Pakistan to participate in their first Red Flag and Green Flag exercises at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. in mid-July.
The government of Oman plans to invest $3.5 billion to upgrade its 12 F-16 Block 50/52 fighters and to buy an additional 18, as well as an extended weapons package.