F-16s receiving night-vision imaging system
- Lights out for Misawa pilots. Bressendorff, James // Airman;Aug2002, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p13
Reports on a cheap modification for F-16 fighter simulators that improves night vision goggle flight training for U.S. pilots in Misawa Air Base, Japan. Allowing of pilots to use the goggles in the simulator to train for real-world scenarios.
- NEW LIGHT-WEIGHT WEAPON JOINS BALAD ARSENAL. Reagan, David // Defense AT&L;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p54
Reports on the addition of the GBU-38 500-pound Joint Direct Attack Munition to the arsenal of F-16 Fighting Falcon crews stationed at Balad Air Base in Iraq. Design of the lightweight satellite-guided munition; Completion of the first successful combat drop of GBU-38 on October 4, 2004, during...
- LUKE AFB INSTALLS NIGHT VISION GOGGLE SIMULATION. // Imaging Update;Oct2005, Vol. 16 Issue 10, pN.PAG
This article presents information on a high-fidelity Night Vision Goggle (NVG) developed by Silicon Graphics (SGI) in October 2005. The company has announced that a high-fidelity NVG simulation system has been successfully developed and fielded at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona, a U.S....
- General Dynamics proposes F-16 upgrade .... Morrocco, J.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/3/87, Vol. 127 Issue 5, p22
General Dynamics Corp. has submitted an unsolicited offer to the Air Force for an upgraded version of the F-16. Called the Agile Falcon, the upgrade could be produced jointly with the four European nations already participating in the F-16 program. The upgrade proposal offers an inexpensive...
- Eidetics proposes upgrades to improve F-16... Dornheim, M.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/28/87, Vol. 127 Issue 13, p59
Eidetics International, Inc. has proposed the development of a set of aerodynamic modifications to existing General Dynamics F-126 fighters. The company believes the upgrades will unlock more performance from the F-16's by allowing them to safely fly at higher angles of attack. Eidetics...
- USAF may develop Agile Falcon... Morrocco, J.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/26/87, Vol. 127 Issue 17, p23
US Air Force officials say they will consider unilaterally developing an upgraded General Dynamics F-16 aircraft Agile Falcon if allied nations won't participate in a co-development program. The Defense Dept. has approved preliminary Air Force plans to use the Agile Falcon proposal as a baseline...
- Air Force, Navy to present upgrade proposals. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/21/88, Vol. 128 Issue 12, p22
US Air Force and Navy officials are scheduled to brief the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) on the final configuration proposals for upgraded versions of the General Dynamics F-16 and McDonnell Douglas F/A-18. Officials in the OSD are concerned that the services' proposals aren't...
- F-16s in Soviet-style camouflage will play aggressor role in USAF red flag exercise. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/13/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p61
Photo shows a US Air Force/General Dynamics F-16C with markings similar to the Soviet Mikoyan MiG-29. The Air Force plans to use such F-16s as aggressor aircraft to simulate Soviet fighters in training exercises.
- Japan's FS-X puzzle. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/27/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 9, p9
Editorial. Discusses the US government's postponing approval of a plan to share F-16 technology with Japan as the basis for the Japanese Defense Agency's proposed Fighter Support-Experimental (FS-X) aircraft. Reactions.