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US deploys F-16 Fighting Falcons to Bagram

US deploys F-16 Fighting Falcons to Bagram

Oct 26, 2019 - 13:33

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The US Air Force has deployed F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft to Bagram Airfield, reports the Defence Blog.

The airmen and equipment have arrived at the main American military base in central Parwan province.

The F-16 Fighting Falcons would aid the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing’s extensive mission.

Brig. Gen. R. Scott Jobe, commander of the 455th AEW, said: “This turnover of F-16s allows us to continue delivering decisive airpower throughout the region.”

He added the support they provided enabled NATOinfo-icon forces to focus on their mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan security personnel.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud

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