Defense Ministry sends more F-16s for training of US Air Force

The shipment was sent under an agreement for the sale of 29 surplus F-16 Falcons to the Top Aces company

Photo: Ministry of Defense Spokesperson's Office 

The Defense Ministry on Tuesday sent four more F-16 Falcons to the U.S. for the training of the U.S. Air Force. 

A number of months ago, the ministry, led by its International Defense Cooperation Directorate (SIBAT), signed an agreement for the sale of 29 surplus F-16 Falcons to the Top Aces company, which will supply "red air" adversary services for the training of the U.S. Air Force.

On Tuesday morning, the shipment of four planes was loaded onto an Antonov cargo plane, which had landed at Ben Gurion Airport, by members of the unit in charge of international transportation at the ministry's Department of Production and Procurement.

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