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F-16 Fighting Falcon: All about the iconic fighter US is keen on selling to India

F-16 Fighting Falcon: All about the iconic fighter US is keen on selling to India

The F-16VFighting Falcon Block 70 Viper has several structural and capability upgrades and is fitted with the APG-83 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar with a new avionics architecture.

May 24, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
F-16 production can make India fighter jet export hub: Lockheed

F-16 production can make India fighter jet export hub: Lockheed

Lockheed Martin has previously announced that F-16 jet production in India will be exclusive.

May 23, 2018, 13:38 PM IST
F-16 jet production in India will be exclusive: Lockheed

F-16 jet production in India will be exclusive: Lockheed

"We plan to introduce two new words into the lexicon of international fighter aircraft manufacturing: 'India' and 'exclusive'."

Mar 19, 2018, 15:28 PM IST

US, Indian govts talking on making F-16 in India: Lockheed

American defence major Lockheed Martin on Thursday said discussions are currently taking place between the US and Indian governments on the company's plans to set up manufacturing base for F-16 fighter jets in India.

Feb 17, 2017, 00:38 AM IST
Cornered by India, Pakistan says ready for unconditional talks to resolve all issues

Cornered by India, Pakistan says ready for unconditional talks to resolve all issues

India's External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said that India was "sensitising the world" about how Pakistan was sponsoring terrorism.

Sep 23, 2016, 11:13 AM IST
Pakistan left nervous by India? `F-16 fighter jets fly over Islamabad`

Pakistan left nervous by India? `F-16 fighter jets fly over Islamabad`

India on Thursday claimed diplomatic victory over Pakistan at the United Nations amid deteriorating bilateral ties following the killing of 18 soldiers in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 23, 2016, 10:36 AM IST
Lockheed Martin offers to shift F-16 production line to India on assured orders from IAF

Lockheed Martin offers to shift F-16 production line to India on assured orders from IAF

The company said that it will take forward the proposal only in the eventuality of IAF choosing the aircraft for its fleet.

Aug 05, 2016, 10:29 AM IST
Manufacturing of F-16 fighter jets in India soon?

Manufacturing of F-16 fighter jets in India soon?

India could soon have Lockheed Martin, the American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company, manufacturing F-16 fighter jets in India.

Jun 22, 2016, 10:59 AM IST
Pakistan rejects US conditionalities to sale of F-16s

Pakistan rejects US conditionalities to sale of F-16s

Pakistan needs modern F-16 fighter jets for the war against terrorism but rejects the conditions the US has attached with the sale, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said on Saturday.

May 07, 2016, 15:24 PM IST
Pakistan threatens to buy jets from other countries if US fails to fund part of F-16 deal

Pakistan threatens to buy jets from other countries if US fails to fund part of F-16 deal

The threat came amid reports that the US State Department has expressed its inability to provide part of the funds for the USD 700 million deal. 

May 03, 2016, 17:55 PM IST
F-16s right platform for Pakistan's counter terrorism war: US

F-16s right platform for Pakistan's counter terrorism war: US

Following the suspension of US funding for the F-16s deal, the State Department acknowledged that Pakistan needs those aircraft for its anti-terrorism activities.

May 01, 2016, 09:19 AM IST
With Rafale deal in limbo, India may buy American F/A-18 fighter jets

With Rafale deal in limbo, India may buy American F/A-18 fighter jets

A report said on Wednesday that the jets may be supplied to the IAF under the Make in India programme.

Apr 06, 2016, 09:54 AM IST
Pakistan will use F16s against us: Baloch envoy to UNHRC

Pakistan will use F16s against us: Baloch envoy to UNHRC

Baloch representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council and the European Union Mehran Marri on Sunday condemned the move by the United States Government to sell F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, saying that Islamabad would use them against the Baloch population.

Mar 13, 2016, 09:22 AM IST

US Senate committee chairman questions Pakistan F-16 deal

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday sharply questioned US plans to sell F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, questioning Pakistani actions he described as threatening US troops as they try to stabilize Afghanistan.

Feb 23, 2016, 22:50 PM IST

F-16 sale to Pakistan 'part of legacy announcement': US envoy

Verma's comments came a day after the Obama administration notified the US Congress of its decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan worth nearly USD 700 million.

Feb 14, 2016, 18:19 PM IST
Surprised, disappointed at India's reaction to F-16 deal with US: Pakistan

Surprised, disappointed at India's reaction to F-16 deal with US: Pakistan

Pakistan today said it is surprised and disappointed at India's reaction over the US' decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, arguing that India is "the largest importer" of defence equipment and its arsenal stock is "much larger".

Feb 14, 2016, 15:13 PM IST
US to sell F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan: NYT

US to sell F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan: NYT

The new aircraft, whose sale could be blocked by Congress, would add to Pakistan's already sizable force of fighter jets. 

Oct 22, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Indonesian fighter jet catches fire on runway

An Indonesian fighter jet caught fire just before take-off today, prompting the pilot to jump to safety as flames and thick smoke engulfed the plane, officials said.

Apr 16, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

US Air Force believes fighter jet crashed in Gulf

Air Force officials say they believe an F-16 fighter jet has crashed in the Gulf of Mexico.

Nov 07, 2014, 04:58 AM IST

Belgium to offer fighter jets for Islamic State strikes

Belgium plans to send six F-16 fighter jets to join the US-led coalition against the Islamic State militant group but will limit their use to Iraq, the government said.

Sep 25, 2014, 00:49 AM IST