15 September 2008
The original F-16 was designed as a lightweight air-to-air day fighter. Air-to-ground missions immediately transformed the first production F-16s into multirole fighters. The F-16s that followed expanded and refined these roles with beyond-visual-range missiles, infrared sensors, precision-guided munitions, and a plethora of other capabilities. Current and planned versions of the F-16 build on these refinements, enhancing capabilities even further.
15 November 2007
The Chilean Block 50 F-16s are the latest additions to Condores Air Base and the most modern fighters in the Chilean Air Force. The first of ten aircraft arrived in January 2006. The last two arrived in March 2007.
Navy F-16 Operations At NAS Fallon, Nevada
15 November 2006
The US Navy has been flying F-16s at NAS Fallon, Nevada, since early 2002 when the first of fourteen F-16s arrived.