Latest F-16 Fighting Falcon Stories

2009-03-26 12:46:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney, maker of the F100 engine family that powers the F-16 and F-15 military fighter jets operated by the U.S. Air Force, U.S.

2009-03-26 12:43:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Royal Netherlands Air Force has expanded the scope of a three year contract with the Pratt & Whitney Belgium Engine Center to include repair of F100-PW-220 engine airseals.

2009-03-19 12:17:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ceremonies were held today at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in Fort Worth, Texas, to commemorate the F-16 Peace Xenia IV program for Greece.

2009-03-19 08:00:00

TUCSON, Ariz., March 19, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $106 million contract for production of the Joint Standoff Weapon C-1.

2009-01-30 14:43:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The United States Air Force's Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron will debut their newly upgraded F-16 Fighting Falcons during a fly-over at Super Bowl XLIII on Sunday.

2009-01-21 07:59:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney was awarded a $4 million fleet management contract from the United States Navy to provide engine readiness for the Naval Strike Air Warfare Center's F100 Powered F-16 Aggressor Squadron stationed at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon.

2009-01-07 12:13:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney, along with Northrop Grumman, unveiled the first X-47B air vehicle for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. The X-47B is powered by a Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220U engine.

2008-12-09 09:00:00

PALMDALE, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S.

2008-07-22 15:00:48

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The advanced Aerial Refueling Boom System (ARBS) for Northrop Grumman Corporation's KC-45 Tanker has performed multiple aerial contacts with an operational Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft, confirming its ability to support large aircraft in U.S., NATO, and allied air forces.

2006-08-31 11:34:00

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch pilot died on Thursday when his F-16 fighter plane crashed in southern Afghanistan, apparently in an accident, the defense ministry said.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.