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Slovak Republic's inaugural F-16 Block 70 aircraft showcased by Lockheed Martin


September 08, 2023

Dan Taylor

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Image courtesy Lockheed Martin

GREENVILLE, South Carolina. Lockheed Martin revealed the Slovak Republic's first F-16 Block 70 aircraft at its facility in Greenville, South Carolina, in the presence of the country's Minister of Defence, Martin Sklenár, the company announced in a statement.

The eastern European nation will buy the Block 70 version of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, with the aircraft displayed at the event being the first out of a batch of 14 slated for delivery to the Slovak Republic, the statement reads.

The Slovak Republic is the first European country to receive this version of the F-16, which is an enhanced version of previous iterations of the aircraft, the company says.

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