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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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. 

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.

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.

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.

Singapore to buy upgrade for its F-16 fighter jets: US

Singapore is ready to invest USD 2.43 billion to modernize its F-16 fighter jets in an arms deal with the United States, the Pentagon has said.

US Air Force converts F-16 fighters into drones

The US Air Force has test flown an F-16 fighter jet without a pilot on board for the first time, in the latest sign of the military`s increasing reliance on drones.

Taiwan F-16 fighter jet crashes into sea

A Taiwanese F-16 fighter jet crashed in waters near Chiayi county Wednesday, according to media reports.

US F-16 jet goes missing off Italy

A search is underway for a US F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet that went missing on a training flight off the coast of Italy.

Israeli F-16 fighterplane engines stolen: Report

Robbers made off with several F-16 fighter engines worth millions of dollars from an airbase in central Israel, with the military suspecting that the thieves had "inside help".

Pakistan wants to buy more F-16 fighter jets

Pakistan is looking to purchase more used F-16 fighter aircraft from the US to scale up its air capabilities "because of the disparity with India", it was reported.

Bollywood chocolate boy Shahid flies in F-16 at air show

Shahid Kapoor in an American F-16 fighter at the AeroIndia 2011 military-cum-civil aviation trade expo on the outskirts of this aerospace hub.

Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor flys F-16

Shahid Kapoor,who is
playing rpt playing the role of a combat aircraft pilot in his
upcoming film "Mousam", was thrilled when he flew in the
Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter aircraft at the Aero India show
here.

Shahid to fly in F-16 fighter jet at AeroIndia

Shahid Kapoor, who is essaying an air force officer`s role in the yet-to-be-released movie ‘Mausam’, will fly on a US F-16 fighter jet at the AeroIndia show starting in Banglore next week.