General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-ingine multirole fechter aircraft oreeginally developed bi General Dynamics (nou Lockheed Martin) for the Unitit States Air Force (USAF).

F-16 Fighting Falcon
F-16 June 2008.jpg
A USAF F-16C ower Iraq in 2008
Role Multirole fechter, air superiority fechter
Naitional oreegin Unitit States
Manufacturer General Dynamics
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
First flicht 20 Januar 1974
Introduction 17 August 1978
Status In service
Primar uisers United States Air Force
25 ither uisers (see operators page)
Produced 1973–present
Nummer biggit 4,540+[1]
Unit cost
F-16A/B: US$14.6 million (1998 dollars)[2]
F-16C/D: US$18.8 million (1998 dollars)[2]
Variants General Dynamics F-16 VISTA
Developit intae Vought Model 1600
General Dynamics F-16XL
Mitsubishi F-2


  1. "Iraq Accepts First Lockheed Martin F-16 Aircraft". Lockheed Martin. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "F-16 Fact Sheet". Retrieved 13 September 2014.