The US Department of Defense on December 14th, has announced that Lockheed Martin have been awarded $600M fixed-price contract for a Foreign Military Sales program that will provide the government of Oman 12 additional F-16 C/D Block 50 Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Iraq for a further batch of 18 F-16IQ aircraft and associated equipment, parts, weapons, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.3 billion.
Amid growing concern that delivery of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter might be delayed, the Israel Air Force is further moving forward with a new upgrade program for its older F-16 fighter jets.
A Luke pilot reached a feat that fewer than 200 other F-16 pilots have accomplished throughout their careers.
As nature's largest land mammal, the elephant can travel swiftly in almost complete silence.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress November 16 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Indonesia for the regeneration and upgrade of 24 F-16C/D Block 25 aircraft and associated equipment & logistical support for an estimated cost of $750 million.
During a press conference Nov. 8 the commander of the Iraqi air force said Iraq's purchase of 18 F-16C Fighting Falcons, for their future air defense, will encourage and strengthen the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Iraq.
The 125th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron recently arrived in country and is providing top cover for U.S. forces as they transition personnel and equipment out of Iraq.
"None of this could exist without the enthusiastic stalwart support of our community, the chamber, and our business and civic leaders that stand with us here today," said Col. Frank H. Stokes, 148th Fighter Wing Commander.
After more than five years, the Netherland's F-16 operations from Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan came to an end on October 15 after the final armed reconnaissance flight.
Driving up to 240 miles per hour is normal for an IndyCar driver. However, while gearing up for his next race, one particular IndyCar driver was given the opportunity to go even faster in an F-16 Fighting Falcon.
The thundering sound of F-16s slicing though the air is the sound of freedom and safety for many people, but for a handful of Bagram Airfield maintainers on the ground, it's the sound of success and hard work.
The Iraqi government has transferred its first payment for 18 F-16C Fighting Falcons, bringing Iraq closer to independently securing its airspace, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Sept 27.
I recently sat down with Lt. Col. Michael Brill
, the world's high-time F-16 pilot, to talk about the evolution of the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the pilots who fly it.
The US announced a $5.85 billion arms package to upgrade Taiwan's F-16 fighter jets. This faced an immediate backlash from Republicans who accused him of selling a U.S. friend short and caving in to Chinese pressure.