Slovakia Selects F-16

F-16V concept
Credit: Lockheed Martin
Slovakia has selected the Lockheed Martin F-16V over the Saab Gripen as its future fighter to replace Soviet-era MiG-29s. Bratislava will purchase 14 F-16Vs, the Slovak defense ministry said last week, making it the first European nation to operate the F-16V. The purchase will mean that Slovakia...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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