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American Groups Join Forces to Stop Sale of U.S. F-16s to Turkey

Seven prominent organizations in the United States have written to the US Congress this week to express their alarm and concern that the Department of State is actively considering a Turkish request to purchase forty F-16 fighter jets and...

Greek F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes in the Peloponnese – Pilot Safe

A Greek F-16 fighter jet crashed as it was prepared to land at a military airport on the Peloponnesian peninsula on Thursday afternoon; its pilot is safe, as he managed to eject seconds before the crash. Occurring in Andravida, around...

Senator Menendez Opposes F-16 Jet Sale to Turkey

Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Sen. Bob Menendez expressed his opposition to the sale of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey in a recent interview with the Air Force magazine. “I personally am not supportive of giving them...

Opposition to Sale of F-16 Jets to Turkey Grows in US Congress

Dozens of members of the US House of Representatives have sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken opposing the sale of F-16 fighters to Turkey. This follows Turkey’s request earlier this month to purchase 40 Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter...

US Congress Moves to Block Sale of F-16 Jets to Turkey

Members of the US Congress are piling on pressure on the Department of State this week to prevent the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. On Thursday it emerged that a cross-party letter addressed to Secretary of State Anthony...

Greece-Turkey Arms Race: Ankara Now Wants to Buy 40 F-16 Jets

Fears of an arms race between Greece and Turkey intensified on Friday after a Reuters report saying that Turkey has asked to buy 40 F-16 fighter jets from the US to upgrade its Air Force. The move coincides with...

Greek Firm May Lose Contract to Supply F-16 Aircraft Parts to Lockheed Martin

In a disturbing turn, it is reported that Greece's Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAB) may have to forfeit its agreement to replace parts in its own aging fleet of F-16 jets due to management and staffing issues within the company. The...

Barrage of Turkish F-16 Overflights Recorded in Eastern Aegean

The Hellenic (Greek) National Defense General Staff, or GEETHA, announced on Friday afternoon that a series of overflights conducted by Turkish F-16 fighter jets above Greek islands were recorded on Friday. More specifically, in a total period of just twenty-one minutes,...

Turkish F-16 Fighter Jets Violate Greek Airspace, Fly Above Northern Evros

The repeated Turkish provocations Greece has had to face recently seem to have no end, since on Wednesday afternoon, two Turkish F-16 fighter jets violated Greek airspace in northern Evros. It is believed that this is the first time Turkish fighter...

Greece Signs Deal with Lockheed Martin to Upgrade F-16 Fleet

Greece has signed a deal with Lockheed Martin Corporation to upgrade the country’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets, according to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency. The Security of Supply and Information (SSI) Agreement was signed Tuesday between the General Directorate for Defense...