4,500 F-16 Deliveries

Photo by Tom Harvey

Lockheed Martin commemorated the 4,500th F-16 Fighting Falcon delivery on 3 April 2012 with a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas, for employees, customers, former executives, program staff, and elected officials. Since the F-16 went into production in 1975, the aircraft has been produced in partnership with five countries and has been selected as the front-line fighter for twenty-six nations. The 4,500th F-16 is an advanced Block 52 aircraft destined for Morocco. The current F-16 backlog includes aircraft production for Turkey, Morocco, Egypt, Oman and Iraq.

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