Mon, December 21, 2015 20:33
Commander of the Air Force: next month appointment and arrival of the second meal of the F16 aircraft

BAGHDAD / Baghdadi News / .. announced pilot Lt. Gen. Anwar Hama Amin, Monday, that the month of January next date of the arrival of the second meal of the F16 aircraft to the country.

Amin said in an interview with / Baghdadi News /, that "a month this December of 2016 will see the arrival of the second meal of the aircraft the F16 US for the country," adding that "the arrival of the aircraft is linked to completing the readiness of pilots who are currently being trained in the United States to perfect the leadership of the aircraft The F16 correctly. "

He added that "Iraq currently has 13 aircraft of the type of the F16, which received previously meal first," noting that "the meal second coupled with the readiness of its cadre of pilots, while pointing out that he can not be the country delivered aircraft without skills on the part of staff, who is under her leadership the implementation of strikes against Daash terrorist nests ".

He noted that "the country will continue to pay the amount of the purchase of the F16 aircraft from the United States until 2017".
He said the air force commander that "our aircraft carried out air strikes on the terrorist organization Daash sites in the city of Mosul on an ongoing basis to cut supply routes for the organization in preparation for storming the city, and edited Conception terrorism completely". It ended 21 / g