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.

Pak receives last batch of F-16 combat jets

Pakistan on Monday received the
last six of a batch of 18 F-16 combat jets ordered from the
United States.

Taiwan to budget for 2012 F-16 upgrade: Official

A senior Taiwanese official warns China`s threat against island is growing.

US gives sophisticated missiles for F-16 to Pak

Pakistan has acquired
sophisticated air-to-air missiles from the US for its newly
inducted F-16 fighter jets, a move which will bolster its
defence capabilities "manifold", an official said on Tuesday.

F-16s won’t be used for aggression against any country: Zardari

Zardari hopes the F-16s would help Pakistan in the ongoing ‘war on terror`.

Don’t use F-16s against India, US warns Pak

The United States has put up stiff conditions on the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan.

F-16 and $600 mn en route to Pakistan: Pentagon

Asserting that the sale of F-16 to Pakistan is a sign of burgeoning relationship between the two countries, the Pentagon on Thursday said that another USD 600 million is en route to Islamabad in the next few weeks.

Indian F-16s more advanced than Pak`s: Lockheed Martin

American aerospace giant Lockheed
Martin today assured India that the F-16s being offered to it
would be "much more advanced" than the fighters provided to
Pakistan.

US unveils first F-16 fighter aircraft for Pakistan

The US Wednesday unveiled the first of the 18 new F-16 fighter aircraft being produced for Islamabad even as the Pakistan Army has raised serious concern over the conditions imposed for military aid through the Kerry-Lugar bill.