Dacian Viper: Guard F-16s In Romania
11 October 2012
US Air National Guardsmen from the 187th Fighter Wing, the Alabama Air National Guard unit at Dannelly Field ANGB in Montgomery, deploy to Romania participate in Dacian Viper 2012, a three-week joint exercise with the Romanian Air Force.
Iowa F-16s In Kandahar
4 June 2012
Pilots, maintainers, and personnel from the 132nd Fighter Wing, the Iowa Air National Guard F-16 unit in Des Moines, deployed to Afghanistan in February 2012.
4,500 Fighting Falcons
3 April 2012
The 4,500th F-16 Fighting Falcon built worldwide was delivered in ceremonies 3 April 2012 at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas.
149th Fighter Wing At Lackland AFB, San Antonio
29 February 2012
The 149th Fighter Wing, the Texas Air National Guard unit located at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, trains both active duty and Air National Guard F-16 pilots in a variety of courses.
Five Plus For Poland
7 February 2012
Poland celebrated five years with the F-16 with formal ceremonies in Poznan. The event marked the delivery of the first Polish Fighting Falcons, which were flown to the 31st Tactical Air Base at Krzesiny on 9 November 2006.
26 June 2011
The Turkish Air Force celebrated the centennial of its air force in 2011 with the creation of an F-16 demonstration team called Solo Turk.
2010 Tiger Meet
14 November 2010
Despite reduced attendance because of budget constraints or operational commitments, more than fifty aircraft participated, including F-16s, Mirage 2000s, JAS-39s, Tornados, Saab 105s as well as Hind and AB212 helicopters.
Buzzards Over Afghanistan
6 November 2010
The 510th Fighter Squadron, the Buzzards, one of two F-16 squadrons based at Aviano AB in Italy, deployed to Bagram AB in Afghanistan from May through October 2010 for a scheduled Air Expeditionary Force rotation.
UAE Block 60s Leave Tucson
3 November 2010
After a decade of F-16 training with Arizona Air Guardsmen, the UAE Air Force and the 162nd Fighter Wing celebrate the successful conclusion of their formal relationship.
Conformal Air Refueling Tank System
19 October 2010
The continuing evolution of the F-16 took another step forward in the fall of 2009 when a Fighting Falcon was aerial refueled from a probe-and-drogue refueling system for the first time.