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Israeli Planes in ‘Mock Raids’ over Lebanon

The Air Force carried out “mock raids” over Lebanon, hours after Israel downed a drone, Lebanese media report. TV: Hizbullah launched it.

Israeli Planes in ‘Mock Raids’ over Lebanon

US F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Off Japanese Coast

An American F-16 fighter jet has crashed in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of Japan. No comment from US officials.

US F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Off Japanese Coast

IAF Ground Tech's Ear Saves Pilot's Life

SFC Haim Adani ordered an F-16 pilot to stand down before takeoff because his gut told him the engine sounded wrong - and saved his life.

IAF Ground Tech's Ear Saves Pilot's Life

US Sells F-16s to Egypt in Grapel Deal

Egypt came out a big winner in the deal for Ilan Grapel: the US will sell Cairo the F-16 fighter, while Israel frees 25 prisoners.

US to Sell F-16 to Egypt in Grapel Deal

Hydrazine Hurts 33 Soldiers

Soldiers on IAF base Ramat David inhaled the highly toxic chemical, used in F-16s.

33 Soldiers Lightly Hurt by Inhaling Hydrazine

IDF Pilots' Bodies Found

The IDF has found the remains of two IAF pilots who were killed when a Sufa F-16I advanced airplane crashed in southern Israel.

IDF Finds Bodies of Pilots Killed in Training Crashplayer

IAF Strike Halted Twice

IAF fighter jets attacked tunnels in Gaza Friday but mission was put on hold twice because of concern over hitting uninvolved people.

IAF Strike Halted Twice So as not to Hurt Civilians

Egypt's Massive US Arms Deal

US will sell 24 F-16 jet fighters, huge arms cache to Egypt in a $3.2 billion deal. No deal in the works with Israel.

Egypt, Arab Countries Sign Massive Arms Deals With U.S.

US Helps Arabs Prepare for Iran

While the US is talking up tough sanctions against Iran, it is training United Arab Emirates pilots on F-16 planes to prepare for war with Iran.

Preparing for Iran: US Trains Oil-Rich Arab F-16 Pilots