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F-16 Fighting Falcon
Type Multi-Role Fighter
Manufacturer Dynamics/Lockheed Martin
Introduction 1979
Status Active
Number Built Est. 5350

Dimensions

  • Length: 49.31ft
  • Wingspan/Width: 32.81ft
  • Height: 16.44ft

Performance

  • Maximum Speed: 1,520mph
  • Maximum Range: 340 miles
  • Service Ceiling: 50,000ft
  • Rate of Climb: 50,000 ft/min

Armament

Operated By

The F-16 Fighting Falcon is fielded by many major countries as a frontline multirole fighter. It has already seen action in countless theatres and was one of the major spearheads for American forces in the Persian Gulf War versus Iraq in the early 1990's. Ther versatility of the system provided the USA and coalition forces with a viable weapon to use with the ever-changing battlefield.