PAF Receives F 16 from USA ( America )
Islamabad—Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has received three more F-16 fighter jets from the United Sates on Monday.
A PAF spokesman said that Pakistan the F-16 fighter jets were handed over to Pakistan in a ceremony at Shahbaz Airbase. Among the
planes, two are upgraded F-16 while the third one is latest Block-52.
The three aircraft are part of the final batch of 18 F-16 block 52 aircraft as part of a foreign military sale (FMS) of 36 F-16C/D block 50/52 aircraft announced in June 2005.
The US is also working with the PAF to update 45 F-16s from its existing fighter fleet through the US foreign military financing security assistance programme. The aircraft are currently undergoing mid-life upgrades and deliveries are scheduled to take place throughout 2012 and 2013.