Ukraine Wants 48 F-16s From Western Air Forces

U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin F-16

An F-16 from the U.S. Air Force 115th Fighter Wing flies over Truax Field, Wisconsin, before departing the base in October 2022. 

Credit: Air National Guard
Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense says the country’s air force needs 48 Lockheed Martin F-16s split among four squadrons, quantifying a challenging requirement for Western governments to fulfill a week after the U.S. said it would not block future fighter transfers to Ukraine. “Four squadrons of F-16s...

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