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Iraq to Get First F-16 Jets In Early 2014

Iraq to Get First F-16 Jets In Early 2014

Iraq will receive the first 24 of 36 F-16 fighter jets it has ordered from the United States at the beginning of 2014, a senior official told Reuters on Sunday; Iraq would be in the market for more planes in the future, Witwit said. Pilots are already training to fly the new F-16s; the warplanes were intended to defend Iraq, not "one man".

April 30, 2012 9:30