A pair of F-16 fighter jets escorted two US commercial airliners to their landing in Atlanta on Saturday following a bomb threat online, an aviation spokesman said.
Pakistan on Wednesday completed the induction of 13 frontline F-16 fighter jets into its air force, augmenting its aerial defence capability.
Pakistan Air Force today inducted five F-16 fighter jets into its fleet, the first batch of the 13 jets received from Jordan.
US multinational aerospace and defence corporation Boeing said it has converted ageing F-16 fighter jets into drones.
The US is moving ahead with plans to deliver four F-16s to Egypt despite the ongoing debate about the military toppling Morsi.
The US and Iraqi defence officials have held discussions in the past three days over sale of 18 F-16 fighter jets.
Pakistan on Monday had received the last of the 18 F-16
fighter jets from the US.
US in 2010 okayed $6.4 bn in weapons for Taiwan, including Patriot missiles, Black Hawk helicopters.
The United States will supplement its multi-billion dollar aid package to Pakistan with a series of powerful new weapons, including smart bombs, to help Islamabad crackdown on its growing militant groups.
Day in Pics: 31st March
Showbiz World - March 31, 2015
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