Iraq receives 5 F16 fighter jets from the United States
The Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced that it had received a final batch of F-16 aircraft from the United States.
The Iraqi Ministry of Defense – in a statement issued by the Iraqi National News Agency “Nina” on Friday – that the air base Balad received the last batch of F-16 aircraft, adding that the air force commander team pilot Anwar Hama Amin, was receiving the aircraft, Commander of the air base of Balad, and a number of officers and staff members.
The commander of the Iraqi Air Force that this batch comes within the contract concluded with the United States of America, noting that these aircraft are a large addition to the Iraqi Air Force, which has witnessed a significant development on the level of combat and training. Source