F-16 Technical Details

  • Cockpit and HUD details

    Cockpit and HUD details

  • Engine details

    Engine details

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    Close up of the M61 gunport on a Norwegian F-16A. The copper color is copper-grease, applied to the gunport to protect it from the hot gasses during firing. Burns from the gasses are difficult to clean after a firing period. [F-16.net photo]
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    Close-up of the Carrapace passive RWR system installed on Belgian AF F-16s. The system consists of 2 receivers, mounted in the parachute compartiment and under the intake. [BAF photo]
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    All Danish AF F-16s are equiped with an Identification Spotlight on the port side of the cockpit, used to identify night-time intruders. [F-16.net photo]
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    A close-up of the gunport of a Dutch F-16B after a live-firing exercise. Hot gasses from the muzzle have left carbon traces, which -if not removed- corode the paint. [F-16.net photo]
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    A 419th FW, 466th FS 'Diamondbacks' FS F-16C with access panels to the gun, ammo drum and barrels open. The barrels have been removed for maintenance. [F-16.net photo]
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    An open-up TARS recce-pod shows the different modules [USAF photo]
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    An unpainted F-16C leaves the production line at Lockheed's Fort Worth facilities. [Photo by Kenny Roberts]
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    Close-up of the AN/AAQ-13 Navigation pod (port chin station) and AN-AAQ-14 Targetting pod (starboard chin station) on a Greek F-16CJ prior to delivery. [LMTAS photo]
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    The first ever fully guided Amraam to be fired was launched from an F-16. The missile scored a full hit on the QF-102 drone, and destroyed it although the missile didn't carry a live warhead. [USAF photo]
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    Launch sequence of an AGM-65 by an F-16B [USAF photo]
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    The final seconds in the life of an M113 APC, before being hit by an AGM-65 Maverick [USAF photo]
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    AIM-120 launch sequence by a USAF F-16A. [USAF photo]
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    Close-up of the AN/AAQ-14 Targeting pod on the 5R station of an Aviano (31st FW) F-16CG on the ramp at Florennes during TLP 97-3. The large orange window is the FliR, the smaller yellow one the laser. [F-16.net photo]