New version of F-16 passes muster

The latest version of Lockheed Martin’s F-16 fighter jet, featuring a new radar system, has passed its critical design review, the Bethesda-based aerospace company announced. The F-16V is equipped with a new Active Electronically Scanned Array radar. The F-16V is being produced for Taiwan. Lockheed has delivered more than 4,550 F-16 aircraft and expects to continue production through 2017.

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