Slovak Republic's inaugural F-16 Block 70 aircraft showcased by Lockheed MartinNews
September 08, 2023
GREENVILLE, South Carolina. Lockheed Martin revealed the Slovak Republic's first F-16 Block 70 aircraft at its facility in Greenville, South Carolina, in the presence of the country's Minister of Defence, Martin Sklenár, the company announced in a statement.
The eastern European nation will buy the Block 70 version of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, with the aircraft displayed at the event being the first out of a batch of 14 slated for delivery to the Slovak Republic, the statement reads.
The Slovak Republic is the first European country to receive this version of the F-16, which is an enhanced version of previous iterations of the aircraft, the company says.