Tag Archives | F-16

Lockheed Martin in $315m Iraq Deal

By John Lee. US-based Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has been awarded a $315,604,174 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, for F-16 Contractor Logistics Support Phase IV. This contract provides the contractor logistics support and establish a training detachment at Balad Air Base, Iraq, for the government of lraq. Work will be performed at Balad Air Base, Iraq; and Greenville, South […]

Sallyport wins $375m Iraq Contract

US-based Sallyport Global Holdings has been awarded a not-to-exceed $375,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitized contract action to provide base operations support, base life support, and security services in the support of the Iraq F-16 program. Work will be performed on Balad Air Base, Iraq, and is expected to be completed by Jan. 30, 2020. This contract was […]

Sallyport wins $400m Iraq Contract

Sallyport Global Holdings has been awarded a not-to-exceed $400,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitized contract action to provide base operations support, base life support, and security services in support of the Iraq F-16 program. The contract provides for the support of F-16-related contractor personnel at Balad Air Base, Iraq. Work will be performed at Balad Air Base, Iraq, […]

Lockheed Martin to Train Iraqi Air Force

By John Lee. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has been awarded a $12,600,000 contract to provide advanced F-16 pilot training in support of the Iraqi Air Force. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by June 27, 2019. (Source: US Dept of Defense)

Iraqi F-16s Debut Against ISIS

By Simon Kent. Iraq’s long awaited delivery of F-16 fighter bombers have now made their combat debut, The Guardian reports. The jets made 15 sorties in Salahaddin, a key front north of Baghdad where the Baiji oil refinery and nearby town are still contested battle zones. The Guardian report suggests that with Coalition strikes hitting ISIS on […]

Video: Iraq shows off New F-16s

The Iraq Air Force on Monday showed off the first four F-16 warplanes it has purchased from the US, at the Iraq Air Force’s Balad base, north of Baghdad. The F-16s are part of a squadron of 36 purchased by the government, which were delivered to Iraq the week before. (Source: The Telegraph)

Lockheed Martin Awarded $119m F-16 Contract

By John Lee. Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $119,200,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee, undefinitized contract action for contractor logistics support (CLS) for the Iraq F-16 program. The work will be performed at Balad Air Base, Iraq, with ongoing CLS support activity in Tucson, Arizona; Fort Worth, Texas; and Greenville, South Carolina, and is expected to be complete by […]

Lockheed Martin Wins Iraq Training Contract

By John Lee. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has been awarded a $9,500,000 fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract for F-16 aircrew training to Iraq Air Force personnel. The work will be performed at Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 27, 2017. (Source: US Defense Dept) (Picture: First flight of F-16 Fighting Falcon for […]

F-16 Delivery “at Risk of Cancellation”

By John Lee. The Iraqi government is reportedly threatening to cancel the strategic framework agreement (SFA) it signed with the US in 2008, because of a delay in the supply of 36 F-16 fighter jets. Air Force Technology cites a U.S. official as saying that the plan to deliver the F-16s and Apache helicopters is […]

Iraqi F-16’s Ready For Shipment

By John Lee. The first of 36 Iraqi F-16’s will shortly be shipped from Texas to the Iraqi air force, Lockheed Martin have announced. An official ceremony to mark the transfer of the jets will take place at Lockheed Martin’s plant at Fort Worth, attended by Iraqi Ambassador to the US Lukman Faily. Iraq Business […]

First Iraqi F-16 Completes First Flight

Lockheed Martin successfully completed the first flight of the inaugural F-16 Fighting Falcon for the Iraq Air Force. The jet is the first of 36 F-16 Block 52 aircraft on order through the U.S. Department of Defense for Iraq. With more than 4,540 F-16s delivered to date, the Foreign Military Sale to Iraq adds to […]

US Medical Firm Wins Balad Contract

By John Lee. CHS Middle East,  a subsidiary of Comprehensive Health Services Inc, will be providing a range of medical support from life saving surgery to dental treatment for US contractors deployed to Iraq under the Foreign Military Sales program. The contractors will be providing training and technical support to the Iraqi airforce on the […]