The combat-proven F-16 is the world’s most capable 4th generation multi-role fighter, serving as the workhorse of the fighter fleet for 28 customers around the world. The F-16V, the latest F-16 configuration, includes numerous enhancements designed to keep the F-16 at the forefront of international security.
F-16V – The Most Technologically Advanced 4th Generation Fighter in the World
The Lockheed Martin F-16V configuration provides relevant combat capabilities in a scalable and affordable package. The core of the F-16V configuration is an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar, a modern commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)-based avionics subsystem, a large-format, high-resolution display; and a high-volume, high-speed data bus. Operational capabilities are enhanced through:
- A Link-16 Theater Data Link
- The Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod
- Advanced Weapons
- Precision GPS navigation and
- Auto Ground Collision Avoidance System
Lockheed Martin leverages its F-16 experience to increase the commonality and interoperability of F-16 fleets around the world.
International F-16 upgrade programs combine the requirements of many customers for long-term cost savings through commonality and interoperability.
F-16 avionics upgrades can be integrated quickly, affordably and effectively by leveraging on-going Foreign Military Sales (FMS) investments in F-16 modernization.
Comprehensive Global Sustainment