F-16 Fighting Falcon News
Oman takes delivery of first F-16 block 50s
Total for this order is 12 aircraft with this being the second batch of F-16s ordered for Oman. Originally the 23rd F-16 customer world-wide and the 5th Arab F-16 customer. First batch of F-16s were also block 50s under the Peace A'sama A'safiya (Clear Skies) program. First delivery was in August 2005.
On August 3rd, 2010 a new order for another 18 F-16s was placed, but ultimately became an order for another 12 aircraft under program Peace A'sama A'safiya II. This program is worth roughly $600 million and will be complete by 2016.