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Pakistan Air Force F-16s intercepted India's Spicejet Delhi-Kabul flight in September due to ATC error

The SpiceJet flight was mid-air when two Pakistani F-16 jets flanked the commercial plane and asked its pilot to lower its altitude and report to them with the flight details.

Oct 17, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

US Air Force F-22 Raptors and F-16 Fighting Falcons fly in formation

While the single-seat, twin-engine F-22 is a 5th Generation stealth fighter and is in service with only the US Air Force, the 4th Generation F-16 is one of the most versatile fighters in the world flying with 26 air forces across the world. The F-22 first flew on September 7, 1997, and entered service with the US Air Force on December 15, 2005.

Jul 25, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

360 shots, 20 flares: How South Korea's F-15 and F-16 fighters warned Russian warplane violating its airspace

However, South Korea did not clarify if the shots and flares were fired by its F-15 jets or the F-16. The Russian and Chinese warplanes were undertaking a joint patrol in a sign of their growing bonhomie and assertiveness. The incident took place near South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo above the East Sea.

Jul 24, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

South Korean Air Force F-15, F-16 fighters fire at Russian warplane for violating its airspace

South Korean military accused the Russian bomber of violating its airspace near South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo above the East Sea twice on Tuesday. The F-15Ks and F-16Ks fighters were scrambled to intercept the bomber.

Jul 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Pakistan diplomatic sources quote agreement with US, say F-16 can be used for self-defence

Pakistan on Wednesday had categorically said that no F-16 fighter jets were used in combat against India.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa says Wing Commander Abhinandan will fly again after he is declared medically fit

Wing Commander Abhinandan, flying a MiG-21 Bison, had engaged a PAF F-16 jet on the morning of February 27, 2019, and shot it down. 

Mar 04, 2019, 18:43 PM IST

US pulls up Pakistan for 'misuse' of F-16 fighter jets against India

The IAF had displayed parts of an AMRAAM beyond visual range air-to-air missile as evidence to "conclusively" prove that Pakistan deployed US-manufactured F-16 fighter jets during an aerial raid targeting Indian military installations.

Mar 02, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

R-73 missile: The weapon with which Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman brought down Pakistan's F-16 jet

Pakistan had on Wednesday made an unsuccessful attempt to raid military establishments in India when its F-16 fighter jets violated Indian airspace.

Mar 02, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

Wreckage of Pakistani Air Force F-16 shot down by IAF MiG-21 spotted in PoK

Several Pakistani Army soldiers are seen near the wreckage. 

Feb 28, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

Pakistan retracts earlier claim, says one IAF pilot in custody, instead of two

Pakistan's chief military spokesman General Asif Ghafoor took to Twitter to announce that "there is only one pilot under Pakistan Army's custody". 

Feb 27, 2019, 19:10 PM IST

Pakistan appeals for dialogue with India amid escalating tensions, says 'war is no solution, our message is peace'

Pakistani military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor appealed the Indian government for dialogue so that peace is restored between the two nations.

Feb 27, 2019, 14:46 PM IST

Has Pakistan Army selected `targets` in India?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured the nation that the people behind the Uri attack would be punished.

Sep 23, 2016, 14:51 PM IST

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`

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

US committed to provide 8 F-16s despite Indian hurdles: Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 19 (PTI) The US was committed to supply eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan despite India's efforts to block its delivery, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said today.

Jan 19, 2016, 17:45 PM IST

Unrest in Iraq could delay delivery of US F-16s

Violence in Iraq could delay the delivery of American F-16 fighter jets to the Baghdad government after contractors had to be evacuated from a key air base, the Pentagon said Monday.

Jul 01, 2014, 01:54 AM IST

I’m the only hero to fly a F-16: Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor, who had the rare experience of flying multirole jet fighter aircraft F-16 to adapt traits of a fighter pilot for his forthcoming film ‘Mausam’, takes pride in being the only film actor to have flown that ultimate flying machine.

Jul 12, 2011, 08:48 AM IST

Shahid Kapoor to fly in F 16 for `Mausam`

After playing a bookie in ‘Kaminey’, now Shahid Kapoor will be seen as a pilot in ‘Mausam’ and the actor is excited about flying in an F 16 fighter jet for the role.

Feb 04, 2011, 19:51 PM IST