Sep 4, 2014
Turkey Delivers Upgraded F-16s to Pakistan
TAI, said in a written statement that it concluded the Pakistani F-16 upgrade program by delivering the last four aircraft to the Pakistani Air Force.
The program involved avionics and structural modernization for 41 Pakistani F-16s.
TAI, which assembled F-16 fighter jets in Turkey in the 1980s and 1990s, today manufactures parts for Boeing andSikorsky. The company also participates in the multinational JSF program and the A400M.
TAI also has upgraded scores of Turkish F-16s. In a more ambitious program the company has been designing an indigenous Turkish fighter aircraft.
Last December, TAI also won a contract from the Turkish government for the serial production of two versions of the Hurkus basic trainer aircraft, which it developed.