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Defense Ministry sends four F-16s to the US

Israel completes shipment of 12 fighter planes, to be used by US Air Force for training purposes.

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Erdogan: Biden had 'positive approach' on F-16 sale

Turkish President says US President showed willingness to get US lawmakers to back the sale of F-16 jets to Turkey.

Erdogan: Biden had 'positive approach' on F-16 sale

US proposes sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey

Erdogan says the United States had proposed the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey in return for its investment in the F-35 program.

US proposes sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey

US Air Force pilots will train on Israeli F-16s

Israel has sold 29 surplus F-16 aircraft which will be employed as Adversary Aircraft for US Air Force training.

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Netherlands: F-16 makes emergency landing- after shooting itself

Dutch fighter jet forced to make emergency landing after being hit by its own machine gun fire.

Netherlands: F-16 makes emergency landing- after shooting itself

Report: Russian-built defense network downed 7 Israeli missiles

Russia claims four Israeli F-16 fighter jets attacked Syria during rare daytime airstrike, says 7 missiles were intercepted during attack.

Report: Russian-built defense network downed 7 Israeli missiles

Croatia gives Israel one week to fix fighter jet deal

After US nixes $500 million Israeli-Croatia F-16 deal, Croatia gives Israel one week to gain US approval or acquisition will be scrapped.

Croatia gives Israel one week to fix fighter jet deal

Report: US blocks F-16 sale to Croatia

US reportedly furious at deal for Israel to sell old American-made F-16s to Croatia.

Report: US blocks F-16 sale to Croatia

Disaster averted as Israeli F-16's brakes fail during landing

Israeli F-16I fighter jet nearly crashes into IAF base during landing, after landing brakes malfunction.

Disaster averted as Israeli F-16's brakes fail during landing

Mechanic accidentally shoots and destroys F-16

Belgium Air Force mechanic mistakenly shoots F-16 cannon, destroying another plane nearby. Two technicians lightly injured.

Mechanic accidentally shoots and destroys F-16player

Croatia set to buy Israeli fighter jets

Deal to buy Israeli F-16s 'historic,' Croatian Defense Minister Krsticevic says.

Croatia set to buy Israeli fighter jets

Israeli F-16 crash caused by human error, IAF says

Flight crew failed to engage in evasive maneuvers following missile launch, IAF internal report claims, leading to downing of F-16 fighter.

Israeli F-16 crash caused by human error, IAF says

Injured Israel Air Force pilot released from hospital

Condition of F-16I pilot who was seriously injured during operation over Syria improves, leading to his discharged from Rambam Hospital.

Injured Israel Air Force pilot released from hospital

IAF: F-16 shoot down was 'operational failure'

Investigation into loss of F-16I during operation over Syria on Saturday suggests pilot could ordinarily have evaded aging S-200 missile.

IAF: F-16 shoot down was 'operational failure'

IAF commander tells wounded pilot he 'made the right decision'

IAF Commander Amikam Norkin praises wounded pilot for deciding to eject, says he 'saved his navigator's life and his own life.'

IAF commander tells wounded pilot he 'made the right decision'

'We heard an explosion and realized we'd been hit'

Downed pilot describes dramatic moments after missile hit plane. 'It's a very uncomfortable feeling to lose control of your plane.'

'We heard an explosion and realized we'd been hit'

Watch: Israeli F-16 shot down

Security camera in northern Israel captures crash of Israeli fighter jet shot down Saturday by Syrian anti-aircraft missiles.

Watch: Israeli F-16 shot downplayer

Watch: NATO F-16 harasses Russian Defense Minister's plane

After a Russian plane harried a US warplane over the Baltic, a US plane flew near the plane of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu.

Watch: NATO F-16 harasses Russian Defense Minister's planeplayer

Update: Jordanian F-16 shoots down drone at Syrian border

Follows earlier reports of troop concentrations near Syrian border.

Update: Jordanian F-16 shoots down drone at Syrian border

The parsha and current events: The strong force

The parsha and current events: The strong force

Iraq Starts Using F-16s Against ISIS

Iraq announces it has put F-16 warplanes acquired from the United States into action against ISIS jihadists.

Iraq Starts Using F-16s Against ISIS

United States Deploys F-16s to Turkey

The United States for the first time deploys half a dozen F-16 warplanes to Turkey to help anti-ISIS operations.

United States Deploys F-16s to Turkey for ISIS Fight

UAE Rejoins Coalition, Puts Fighter Jets to Jordan

After Jordanian pilot burned UAE pulled out, but now it appears to be redoubling efforts to smash ISIS terrorists.

UAE Rejoins Coalition, Deploys Fighter Jets to Jordan

U.S.: Jordanian Plane Wasn't Shot Down by ISIS

United States military confirms a Jordanian F-16 warplane crashed in Syria but denies it was shot down by ISIS as the group has claimed.

United States Says Jordanian Plane Wasn't Shot Down by ISIS

Failed Ukrainian Hijacker Charged in Turkey

Istanbul court charges Ukrainian over his failed attempt to force a Turkish airliner to land in Sochi.

Failed Ukrainian Hijacker Charged in Turkey

Turkey Foils Plane Hijacking

Turkish F-16 makes a plane land in Istanbul after hijacker on board demands it fly to Sochi.

Turkey Foils Plane Hijacking

Jets Scrambled Twice Saturday; IDF Mum

IAF F-16 and F-15 jets were scrambled for unknown reasons, into Israel's northern and southern skies.

Jets Scrambled Twice Saturday; IDF Mumplayer

U.S. Delays Delivery of F-16s to Egypt

The U.S. is delaying the planned delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt because of the situation in the country, says the Pentagon.

U.S. Delays Delivery of F-16s to Egypt

IDF Finds ‘Black Box’ of Crashed Fighter Jet

Box may reveal why F-16 crashed off the Gaza coast.

IDF Finds ‘Black Box’ of Crashed Fighter Jet

U.S. to Deliver Fighter Jets to Egypt

The United States plans to go through with the delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Egypt despite Morsi's overthrow.

U.S. Going Ahead with Delivery of Fighter Jets to Egypt

Video: Aircrew Rescued after IAF F-16 Crashes

The jet was on a training flight when its engine failed. It fell into the sea after the crew ejected safely.

Video: Aircrew Rescued at Sea after IAF F-16 Crashesplayer

U.S.-Led Military Drill Starts in Jordan

Jordan announces the start of the “Eager Lion” military exercises, with the participation of 8,000 soldiers from 19 countries.

U.S.-Led 'Eager Lion' Military Drill Starts in Jordan

U.S. Officials: Patriots May Remain in Jordan

United States officials confirm that Patriot missiles and F-16s being deployed to Jordan for military exercises may be kept there.

U.S. Officials: Patriots May Remain in Jordan After Drill

U.S. to Send Patriots and F-16s to Jordan

The United States will send a Patriot missile battery and F-16 fighters to Jordan for a military drill and may keep the weapons there.

U.S. to Send Patriots and F-16s to Jordan

Hizbullah Denies Sending Drone into Israel

Prime Minister's helicopter landed, waited until suspected Hizbullah UAV was shot down before taking off again.

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Egypt Receives First Batch of F-16s from the U.S.

Egypt receives four F-16 aircraft from the United States, the first of a group of 20 that will be delivered this year.

Egypt Receives First Batch of F-16s from the U.S.

F-16s 'Fired Bunker-Buster, 8 Missiles'

London-based Arab newspaper says Iranian Revolutionary Guards who were guarding the installation were killed.

F-16s 'Fired 8 Missiles, Bunker-Buster at Syria Chemical Site'

IAF Pilots Forced to Abandon F-16 During Landing

Two IAF pilots were forced to abandon their F-16 jet on Wednesday, while attempting to land it at the Ramat David airbase in northern Israel

IAF Pilots Forced to Abandon F-16 Jet During Landing

US Sends Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi 20 F-16 Jets

Egypt’s unstable Muslim Brotherhood regime, voted into power on an anti-US and anti-Israel platform, is to receive 20 F-16 fighter jets.

US Sends Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi 20 F-16 Warplanes

F-16 Engines Stolen from IAF Base

IAF belatedly finds that several engines have been stolen. Arab metal thieves with help from the inside are suspected.

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