"This is an exciting time as we celebrate another important milestone for the F-16 ‒ the world's most successful, combat-proven 4th generation fighter," said Michele Evans, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.
More than 400 workers will support the F-16 production line in Greenville. Demand continues for new production F-16s and F-16V upgrades. Bahrain became the first F-16 Block 70 customer in June 2018, with Slovakia, Bulgaria, and Morocco following suit.
To date, 4,588 F-16s have been produced, and there are approximately 3,000 operational F-16s are in service today in 25 countries.
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