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F-16 Fighting Falcon multirole fighter

Country of Origin: USA

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Israeli Operations

The Israeli air force used F-16A/B Block 10 Netz fighters in the June 7, 1981, attack against the Osirak nuclear reactor in Iraq. This involved eight F-16As each armed with a pair of Mk 84 bombs and AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles.

During the 1982 Peace in Galilee offensive in Lebanon, Israeli F-16s were reported to have shot down 26 Syrian fighters and two Gazelle helicopters without suffering any losses.

F-16s also took part in the Oct. 1, 1985, bombing...

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