Lockheed Martin Delivers First F-16 Block 70 in GreenvilleMar 10, 2023 10:32AM ● By David Dykes
(Photo By David Dykes)
Bahraini, American and Lockheed Martin officials celebrated the first F-16 Block 70 for the Royal Bahraini Air Force at Lockheed Martin in Greenville, S.C., on Friday, March 10, 2023.
The F-16 Block 70 is the first of 16 jets for Bahrain, and took its first flight on Jan. 24, 2023.
From Greenville, it will begin additional flight tests at Edwards Air Force Base in Calif., before arriving in Bahrain in 2024.
The jet was built by Lockheed Martin in Greenville, the F-16’s global home.