F-16 contractors leave Iraq's Balad again

by Jeremy Binnie

The Lockheed Martin contractors who are supporting the Iraqi Air Force’s fleet of F-16 multirole fighters have left Balad Air Base again due to security threats, the US company has confirmed.

The company confirmed an earlier Reuters report on 10 May when it said it was “relocating our Iraq-based F-16 team” for employee safety reasons.

The New York Times

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