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Jordan takes delivery of ex-Dutch F-16s

26 October 2017

The first six of 15 F-16 multirole fighters that the Netherlands has sold to Jordan were flown out of Volkel Air Base by Jordanian pilots for their new home at Al-Azraq Air Base on 25 October, the Dutch Ministry of Defence announced on the following day.One of the six F-16s – now with Jordanian markings – is seen leaving Volkel Air Base for Jordan. (Netherlands Ministry of Defence)One of the six F-16s – now with Jordanian markings – is seen leaving Volkel Air Base for Jordan. (Netherlands Ministry of Defence)

It said the aircraft had undergone software changes to meet the Royal Jordanian Air Force’s requirements and the remaining aircraft will be transferred in the coming weeks.

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