SAVING THE ‘VIPER’ New orders reinvigorate the F-16

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ON JUNE 25, 2018, Lockheed Martin was awarded a contract worth more than $1 billion to produce 16 Block 70 F-16s for the Royal Bahraini Air Force. The contract represented the initial sale of brand new examples of this variant of the ‘Viper’ after a slew of upgrade contracts, and it will be the first F-16 production program to be performed at Lockheed Martin’s Greenville, South Carolina, facility.

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