Friday 22 June 2018
F-16 fighters

Iraq expects US F-16s delivery in summer

After delays caused by the war with Islamic State, Iraq hopes to take first deliveries of its F-16 fighter jets from the United States this summer, a senior Iraqi official said. The disclosure came ahead of a visit by Iraq's P


Iraq to buy 18 US F-16 fighters

Iraq has signed a contract to buy its second set of 18 US-made F-16 fighters, part of an initial agreement to purchase 36 of the jets to rebuild its air force, Iraq's acting defence minister said on Thursday. Baghdad signed an


UAE eyes $100 million defence deal

The US Defence Department said the UAE is seeking $100 million (BD37.8 million) worth of supplies and maintenance services for its fleet of F-16 fighters, according to a report in our sister newspaper Gulf Daily News (GDN). The Pentagon’s

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