F-16 fighter jets - updates

Rappler's latest stories on F-16 fighter jets


China threatens sanctions on U.S. firms linked to Taiwan warplanes sale

Aug 21, 2019 - 9:54 PM

'China will take all necessary measures to safeguard our interests,' says foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang

GENG SHUANG. Image from Voice of America via Wikipedia

Indonesian fighter jet catches fire on runway, pilot jumps to safety

Apr 16, 2015 - 2:48 PM

The fighter jet was due to make a pass over the military headquarters where President Joko Widodo was attending an event

BURNED. An Indonesian F-16 fighter jet sen here after it caught fire just before take off on April 16, 2015. Photo from @KartikaDjoemadi/Twitter

PH Navy asking for 3rd warship from US

Apr 16, 2014 - 5:33 PM

As far as we are now looking at it there will be a positive action for getting a 3rd Del Pilar frigate says Vice Admiral Jose Luis Alano

MOST CAPABLE: Philippine Navy's BRP Ramon Alcaraz. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

US suspends delivery of F-16s to Egypt: Pentagon

Jul 24, 2013 - 11:48 PM

UPDATED The United States has decided not to go ahead with plans to supply Egypt with an additional 4 F 16 fighter jets due to unrest gripping the country the Pentagon says

RUN FOR COVER. Egypt security forces fire tear gas to disperse Islamist supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi outside the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo. Photo by AFP