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F-16 Info

Last post 06-08-2007, 8:22 AM by dafalcon. 1 replies.
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  •  07-30-2005, 9:24 AM 2992

    F-16 Info

    GENERAL DYNAMICS F-16 FIGHTING FALCON

    ROLE: Multi-role fighter
    BUILDER: Lockheed Martin (originally General Dynamics)
    VARIANTS: F-16A, F-16B (two-seater), F-16C, F-16D (two seat), F-16XL (F-16E), F-  16N
    OPERATORS: USAF, US Navy, Bahrain, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela

    The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, light-weight, highly maneuverable, multi-role fighter. Key features of the design include a very high power/weight ratio fro good performance in climbing and turning flight, a fly-by-wire control system for maximum agility, a semi-reclinig pilots seat to increase pilot comfort and gravity force tolerance, a clear-view canopy offering unexcelled fields of vision, advanced avionics for long-range targeting and accurate weapon delivery. This combined with the low production and maintenance cost, the all-weather capability and long combat radius makes the F-16 a valuable asset to all of the air arms operating it.

    The Technical Data About F-16 Fighting Falcon Is Given Below:-

    ORIGIN:                                  LOCKHEED MARTIN, USA

    TYPE:                                      FIGHTER, BOMBER, INTERCEPTOR

    CREW:                                                 1 OR 2       

    WINGSPAN:                            9.45 meters

    HEIGHT:                                  4.5 meters

    MAXIMUM SPEED:                MACH 2.0

    COMBAT RANGE:                  2200 miles

    RATE OF CLIMB:                   15240 m/min

    COMBAT RADIUS:                1370 km

    ARMAMENT:                          AIM-9, AIM-120, AIM-7B, MAVERICKS, LGB’s, CLUSTER BOMBS, ECM PODS, EXTRA FUEL TANKS

  •  06-08-2007, 8:22 AM 4404 in reply to 2992

    Re: F-16 Info

    Has Bahrain recently upgraded its F-16 aircrafts to F-16 MLU? Is there any informaiton about this issue?
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