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USAF F-16 accidentally releases dummy bomb in Japan

A United States Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon accidentally dropped an inert bomb on private land outside training grounds in Aomori Prefecture, north of Japan's main island of Honshu....


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USAF F-16 fighter jet crashes during training in New Mexico

A United States Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed near Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, on October 30, 2019. The aircraft was on a training flight, the pilot ejected successfully. It is the second crash of a USAF F-16 in less than a month....


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Spicejet Boeing 737 intercepted by Pakistani F-16 fighter jets

A SpiceJet Boeing 737 carrying out flight SG21 from New Delhi (DEL) to Kabul (KBL) was intercepted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets when it entered the country’s airspace....


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US F-16 fighter jet crashes during training near Trier, Germany

An F-16C fighter jet belonging to the United States Air Force crashed near Zemmer, close to the German border with Luxembourg, on October 8, 2019. The aircraft was on a training flight involving several other F-16s at the time of the incident....


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Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashes in western France

A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed near ​​Pluvigner, western France. The two pilots managed to eject. The falling aircraft damaged a house, its occupants were evacuated....


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F-16 fighter crashes into warehouse roof in California

An F-16 fighter of the United States National Guard crashed into a building near an air base in southern California on May 16, 2019. The pilot managed to eject safely....


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Indonesian fighter jets to serve as an alarm clock

During the month of Ramadan, the Indonesian Air Force has to fulfill an unusual duty: to serve as a wake-up call for tens of millions of people over several cities of the island of Java....


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United States approves F-16V "Viper" sale to Morocco

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DCAS) announced the approval of the upgrade of 23 Moroccan F-16 C/D Block 52 to the Block 70 “Viper” standard, and the sale of 25 additional F-16V for the Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) on March 25, 2019....


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Lockheed Martin offers the F-21 fighter jet to India

Lockheed-Martin revealed, during AeroIndia show in Bengalore on February 20, 2019, the new name of its contender competing to become the new fighter jet of the Indian Air Force: the F-21....


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Belgium may have chosen F-35s, another blow to European defense

Several Belgian media report on October 22, 2018, that the choice of the Lockheed Martin F-35 to replace the aging fleet of F-16s of the Belgian Air Component (the air branch of the single-structure Belgian Armed Forces) has already been made a week earlier by the government. However, the authorities will now have to justify their choice over the European offers....