US reprimands Pakistan Air Force chief for misusing F-16 fighter jets post-Balakot airstrikes, claims report
The US reprimanded Pakistan Air Force chief in August for misusing F-16 fighter jets by undermining their shared security platforms and infrastructures, a media report said
After Imran Khan's visit, US approves military sales worth $125 million for support, maintenance of Pakistan's F-16 jets
The United States notified the Congress on Friday of its decision to approve foreign military sales worth $125 million to support the F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan.
Addressing a press briefing in New Delhi, AVM Kapoor read out the IAF statement, which said that the two aircraft, MIG-21 Bison and F-16, went down during aerial combat.
A US count of the F-16s with Pakistan has found that none of them are "missing" and all the fighter planes were "present and accounted for", according to a report in a prominent American magazine
Pakistan hinting at use of F-16 jet in dogfight with India exposes its lies; 'self-defence' a weak argument that doesn't hold
Just last month, Pakistan had reiterated that only JF-17s, and no F-16, were used against India in the 27 February dogfight over Kashmir, which makes the latest mention of the use of F-fighter jets significant.
There are no proposal to buy F-16 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force at the moment, the government said on Friday.
Tata-Lockheed Martin F-16 deal is boost to Make in India, but it'll be a while before IAF is bolstered
United States' Lockheed Martin has tied up with Tata Advanced Defence System Limited to establish a local production facility for F-16 fighter jets for IAF.
India and the United States have built a close defence relationship in recent years with Washington emerging as among the top three arms suppliers to India.
The subsidising of F-16s was disallowed over concern that Pakistan had not done enough to end the dreaded Haqqani network's terror sanctuaries on its soil.