Lockheed Martin officially delivered the first pair of F-16s to Slovakia today, marking a significant milestone. The ceremony took place at Lockheed Martin's Greenville facility, where Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic, Robert Kaliňák, joined delegates from the United States and Slovakia to commemorate the arrival...
Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Lockheed Martin have partnered to enhance maintenance for the Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) F-16 fleet through advanced data analytics. “We will be able to analyze and implement solutions to improve maintenance of the Republic of Singapore Air Force F-16 fleet,” Steve...
Hungary has outlined its intention to convert 12 JAS39 Gripen jets, initially obtained through a lease-financing arrangement, into fully owned assets by 2026. The formalization of the procurement agreement for four new Gripen aircraft took place on February 23 during the visit of Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and Minister for...
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has signaled a pause in procuring F-35 fighter jets, emphasizing the nation's focus on the F-16 and the KAAN fighter project. This decision stems from a prolonged deadlock with the United States over Turkey's purchase of the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, resulting in Turkeys removal from the F-35 program
The Netherlands has pledged to dispatch 24 F-16s to Ukraine as a crucial component of its decade-long security agreement with the nation. Announced during the NATO summit in Vilnius on 12 July last year, the agreement mirrors G7 countries' security arrangements with Ukraine
The French Air Force carried out the first alert sorties of the Rafale F4.1 standard demonstrating the readiness of the latest upgrade to the fighter jet
Saab will help establish a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Hungary which, among other things, will help develop tactical fighter capability of the Hungarian air force. As part of a deal signed last week for Hungary to acquire 4 additional Gripen fighter jets bringing up the total Gripen aircraft to 18, a separate agreement for the COEs establishment was also concluded
Azerbaijan and Pakistan have inked a $1.6 billion deal for the acquisition of JF-17 Block-III fighter jets, marking Pakistan's largest export deal
Swedens Saab has officially signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to deliver four additional Gripen C fighter aircraft for Hungary. The order is an extension of the existing contract between FMV and the Hungarian Government, originally signed in December 2001, which included the provision of 14 Gripen C/D fighters for the Hungarian Air Force