f-16 News

ASELSAN Delivers ASELPOD to TurAF
Sensors Air

ASELSAN Delivers ASELPOD to TurAF

ASELSAN delivered the 14th ASELPOD to the Turkish Air Forces. SSB President Haluk Görgün congratulated ASELSAN for the delivery.

Belgian F-16s may Have Cracks in the Fuselage
Air Modernisation

Belgian F-16s may Have Cracks in the Fuselage

Belgium may not send F-16s to Ukraine as it finds cracks in aircraft that will put the pilot's life in danger.

Ukraine to Receive Second-Hand F-16s
Air Bilateral Relations

Ukraine to Receive Second-Hand F-16s

The Netherlands and Denmark have confirmed the shipment of second-hand F-16s to Ukraine. Two countries may send 61 aircraft in total.

U.S. Awards Amentum to Keep F-16 Adversary Fleet on Duty
Logistics Air

U.S. Awards Amentum to Keep F-16 Adversary Fleet on Duty

The U.S. Navy has awarded Amentum Company a $818M contract for maintaining and providing logistic support for the F-16 Adversary fleet. 

RAF Aviator: Typhoon Beats Rafale at Dogfight
Air Interview / Exclusive File

RAF Aviator: Typhoon Beats Rafale at Dogfight

Turkiye wants to modernise its F-16 fleet and add twin-engine aircraft to its inventory. We asked about the advantages of Typhoon to a British aviator.

F-16 Test Fires AIM-120D-3 for Newest AMRAAM Variant
Weapon / Missile

F-16 Test Fires AIM-120D-3 for Newest AMRAAM Variant

The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon, an RTX, tested the AIM-120D-3 developed under the Form, Fit, Function Refresh, known as F3R, from an F-16 fighter jet.

ASELSAN and TUSAŞ Sign Record-Breaking Modernisation Deal
Air Modernisation

ASELSAN and TUSAŞ Sign Record-Breaking Modernisation Deal

ASELSAN and TUSAŞ signed two agreements regarding aircraft modernisation. The total agreement amount is 20 692 040 818 TL- and 1.197.381.949 USD.

U.S. to Modernise Romania’s Future F-16s
Air Modernisation

U.S. to Modernise Romania’s Future F-16s

The U.S. gave the green light to modernise Romanian F-16s. DSCA notified Congress about the modernisation of 32 F-16 with an estimated cost of $105 million.

Thailand Prefers Gripen Over F-16
Air

Thailand Prefers Gripen Over F-16

Rejected by the US to buy F-35s, Thailand prefers Swedish Gripen fighter jets over U.S. F-16s.

AKINCI AUAV Launches SAGE’s HGK-82
Unmanned Systems Ammunition

AKINCI AUAV Launches SAGE’s HGK-82

TUBITAK-SAGE’s Precision Guidance Kit (HGK), developed for the fighter jet, was tested on Baykar’s Bayraktar AKINCI AUAV.

Philippines’s First Preference: Saab Gripen
Air

Philippines’s First Preference: Saab Gripen

The Philippines and Sweden inked a defence memorandum of understanding (MoU) that might pave the way for the Saab Gripen to join the Philippine Air Force.

U.S. Approves; Norway Sells F-16s to Romania
Bilateral Relations Air

U.S. Approves; Norway Sells F-16s to Romania

Following U.S. approval, Norway sold 32 F-16 fighter jets to Romania, costing $418 million.

Greek Diaspora to Intercept Turkish F-16 Programme
Bilateral Relations

Greek Diaspora to Intercept Turkish F-16 Programme

Greek diaspora sent a letter to US Secretary of State in order to prevent this country from modernising Turkish Air Force.

 At the Doorstep of NATO, Sweden Enacted New anti-terror Law
Homeland Security Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

At the Doorstep of NATO, Sweden Enacted New anti-terror Law

Last month's Swedish parliament anti-terror measure took effect. It was one of Türkiye’s primary conditions for Sweden’s NATO membership.