f-16 News

Turkish F-16s scramble Russian Su-24
Air Regional / Strategy

Turkish F-16s scramble Russian Su-24

Turkish F-16s scrambled two Russian aircraft as part of the NATO mission. Turkish Defence ministry released video footage of the mission.

TDU Exports Dummy F-16
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

TDU Exports Dummy F-16

TDU Defence introduced its newest product, an inflatable dummy F-16 aircraft.

Lockheed Promotes F-16 in Ukraine
Air

Lockheed Promotes F-16 in Ukraine

The Arms and Security Defence Expo begins today in Kyiv. The US Company Lockheed Martin has a booth for the first time ever. The company promotes F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to Ukrainian Air Force (Повітряні Сили України).

Israel’s F-16s are now Commercial
Air

Israel’s F-16s are now Commercial

U.S. private company that provides adversary (“red air”) and joint terminal attack controller (JTAC) training to the air forces will operate F-16.

Croatia to decide among Rafale, F-16 or Gripen trio
Air

Croatia to decide among Rafale, F-16 or Gripen trio

Croatian Air Force is near a decision for fighter aircraft. The Force had to decide between three aircraft: Rafale, F-16, and Gripen.

Indigenous Claw for the Fighting Falcon
Air Weapon / Missile

Indigenous Claw for the Fighting Falcon

Turkey’s air-to-air missile Bozdoğan successfully hit the target.

Fifth Fighting Falcon Returns to the Skies
Air Modernisation

Fifth Fighting Falcon Returns to the Skies

The Presidency of Defence Industries (Savunma Sanayii Başkanlığı/SSB) announced that the fifth F-16 Fighting Falcon is delivered to the Turkish Air Force.

General Raza visited TUSAŞ Facilities
Air Bilateral Relations

General Raza visited TUSAŞ Facilities

Pakistan Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Nadeem Raza and his delegation visited Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAŞ) in Ankara.

HAVELSAN Develops Troubleshooting Simulator for F-16
Air Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

HAVELSAN Develops Troubleshooting Simulator for F-16

HAVELSAN and Turkish Air Force develop Troubleshooting Training Simulator for F-16 aircraft.

Dutch Air Force to Patrol on Belgian Air Space
Air

Dutch Air Force to Patrol on Belgian Air Space

Royal Netherlands Air Force takes over Belgium’s Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) duties after the F-16 grounding to perform QRA air-policing to cover up.

Belgian Air Force Grounds F-16 Fleet
Air Modernisation

Belgian Air Force Grounds F-16 Fleet

Belgian Air Force announced on February 11 that an F-16 aircraft had engine problems on take-off and landed immediately.

Bluehomeland (Mavi Vatan) Exercise Began
Land Navy / Maritime Air Unmanned Systems

Bluehomeland (Mavi Vatan) Exercise Began

Turkish Navy’s planned drill “Blue Homeland 2021” have started. The drill will be executed on the Mediterranean Sea and the Aegean Sea simultaneously.

F-16 Air Combat Training Center for Jordan
Air Bilateral Relations Defence Politics Modernisation

F-16 Air Combat Training Center for Jordan

The U.S. State Department approved FMS to Jordan for an F-16 Air Combat Training Center and related equipment at an estimated cost of $60 million.

Turkish Falcons to Protect Skies More
Air Modernisation

Turkish Falcons to Protect Skies More

Turkish Air Force (TurAF) F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 30 aircraft will be in the blue skies more...