Monday, Feb 06, 2023

F-16 fighter jets


IAF refutes US media report, reiterates it shot down Pak F-16 jet in aerial combat

April 05, 2019 9:24 pm

The Foreign Policy Magazine reported that two senior US defense officials with direct knowledge of the situation informed it that American personnel recently counted Islamabad's F-16s and found none of the planes missing.

Pakistan F-16s launched two AMRAAMs, one missed target, other hit MiG-21

March 07, 2019 7:38 am

Sources said American experts, who were shown the debris from the Indian side, have confirmed that remains in such quantity could only have come from a missile that had missed its target.

US 'very closely' following reports of F-16 misuse by Pakistan: State Dept

March 06, 2019 11:00 am

The US State Department has said that America is seeking more information from Pakistan on the potential misuse of American-made F-16 fighter jets by it against India in violation of the end-user agreement.

Govt to acquire 110 fighter jets worth $15 billion, seeks 85% production under 'Make in India'

April 07, 2018 12:54 pm

The aircraft must be built largely in India as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's drive to build a domestic industrial base. The air force said in a notice that "85 percent will have to be made in India by a Strategic Partner/Indian Production Agency".

Chapter of receiving F-16 fighter jets from US closed: Pakistan

June 13, 2016 8:11 pm

"The chapter of receiving F-16 fighter jets from the US has been closed. Pakistan will now opt for Jordan-owned F-16 fighter jets," he said.

Amid strained ties with Pak, US says F-16 deal no longer a viable offer

June 03, 2016 2:37 pm

David Ranz, however, acknowledged that the United States had concerns about Pakistan’s nuclear programme and about terrorist groups like the Haqqani network and Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Pakistan fails to secure F-16 fighter jets deal after financing row with US: Report

May 28, 2016 4:43 pm

Pakistan, which expected to get the fighters at the subsidised rate of $270 million, was subsequently asked by the US administration to make the full payment for the eight aircraft from its national resources.

Listen carefully

May 05, 2016 12:01 am

As Islamabad’s jet hopes crash, the generals must heed evidence of mounting global frustration over Pak behaviour.

Still negotiating F-16 deal with US: Pak official

April 30, 2016 8:32 pm

The purchase hit snags after US Congress withheld 60 per cent of the aid earmarked for subsidising the deal opposed by some American lawmakers and India.

US not to use tax payer's money for F-16 to Pakistan, says report

April 29, 2016 10:03 am

Quoting an unnamed official in administration, a BBC report said that the because of the hold on it by Senators in the Senate, the US Government will not be using any of the tax payers money to sell F-18 to Pakistan.