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F-16 Fighting Falcon

Definition/Scope: A single engine, supersonic, turbofan, all-weather multipurpose tactical fighter/bomber. It is capable of employing nuclear/nonnuclear weapons. Air superiority is its primary mission with air interdiction and close air support as secondary. An air refueling capability increases its flexibility. Designated as F-16.



Acronym:

F-16

Broader Terms:

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fighter aircraft
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Narrower Terms:

F-16A
F-16B
F-16C
F-16D

Related Terms:

AIM-120 AMRAAM
in-flight refueling
Remotely Operated Video Enhanced Receiver


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