June 6, 2014
Iraq accepts first Lockheed Martin F-16 aircraft
Lockheed Martin delivered the first of 36 F-16 Block 52 aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force. Lockheed Martin is producing the F-16s under a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense. The F-16s are being built in a configuration tailored to meet the specific requirements of the Iraqi Air Force, and the contract includes mission equipment and a support package provided by Lockheed Martin and other U.S. and international contractors.