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F-35 FLOUNDERS ON WHILE ESSENTIAL F-16 UPGRADE PROGRAM MAY GET AXED

More of the same from the DoD and USAF regarding borrowing from their existing fighter fleet’s capability to pay for their Death Star of boondoggles, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. There is a new information out highlighting the continuing “teething … Read the rest of this entry

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Iraqi F-16IQ’s Will Not Be Delivered With AIM-9Xs Or AIM-120 AMRAAMs

In the works for a long time, Iraq will finally purchase 18 F-16C Block 50/52s, these aircraft will be known as the F-16IQ. What is interesting is that they will be getting the semi-active homing AIM-7F Sparrow and AIM-9L/M sidewinder missiles with their … Read the rest of this entry

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Iraq Could Buy Almost 100 Advanced F-16s

Great news for the F-16 line. http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2011/10/03/Iraq-likely-to-order-another-18-F-16s/UPI-96491317666451/

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OLD SCHOOL GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16 PROMO VIDEO!

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IRAQ FINALLY BUYS BLOCK 52 F-16s

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/26/us-iraq-warplanes-idUSTRE78P5KN20110926 Great news for the F-16 production line. This order should keep it rocking for at least another year.

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F-16 PRODUCTION LINE IN ITS TWILIGHT YEARS- A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR THE US

As I have been hammering for months on this website, and for years before aviationintel ever existed, the F-16 is America’s hedge against an unaffordable and unproven all fifth generation fighter jet inventory. Without the F-16, the F-35 is truly to big … Read the rest of this entry

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VIPERS IN THE WEEDS!

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Morocco Goes Viper!

Morocco has become the latest in the long list of operators of the F-16. They ordered 24 F-16C Block 52s a couple of years back and are receiving their first four now. The entrance of the Block 52 Viper into the Moroccan Air Force inventory will … Read the rest of this entry

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VIPER’S EMPTY NEST

Only 62 airframes and a couple of years are left in the F-16 order book. There are a few countries who may place orders still but nothing is certain. The DoD should step up and place an order for the … Read the rest of this entry

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