Tag: Croatian Air Force and Air Defence

Croatia to buy Israeli second-hand F-16C/Ds
Israeli senior officials will travel to Central Europe this week to inform the Croatian Ministry of Defense Ynetnews reports that the sale of surplus Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-16s to Croatia has failed to get clearance from the US. Defense Ministry Director-General Udi Adam and Michel Ben-Baruch, the...
Israel offers surplus F-16s to Colombia to replace the country's Kfir fighter jets
Washington is upset that Israel added advanced Israeli-made electronic systems to the F-16s, giving Jerusalem an edge over American planes US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has reportedly refused to approve the sale of 12 F-16 combat aircraft to Croatia. The US government must approve the sale of its planes sold to any...
Croatia to buy Israeli second-hand F-16C/Ds
The F-16 was offered for sale to Croatia by Greece and U.S. as well Croatia’s Defense Council has recommended that the country accept an offer from Israel to sell 10 F-16Cs and 2 F-16Ds. The country is shopping for a new fighter aircraft to replace its MiG-21 fleet. The F-16 was offered for sale to Croatia by Greece and U.S. as...
Initially, F-16A/Bs were proposed but the new plan is to offer C/D models that are deemed surplus with the arrival of the F-35A Flight Global has shed light on how Israel plans to compete in Croatia’s MiG-21 replacement competition using a mix fleet of surplus F-16C/Ds and already-retired F-16A/Bs which it has previously pitched to the Croatian government. Initially, F-16A/Bs were...
Croatia intends to replace soon its ageing Soviet-built MiG-21s and among the aircraft evaluated by the Croatian Air Force there are the SAAB JAS 39 Gripen, Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon, Dassault Rafale and the Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) FA-50 An executive from Saab said Croatia has been taking a close look at the company’s JAS 39 Gripen fighter and...
All the Fishbeds operate out of 91st Air Base at Zagreb-Pleso and they are flown by a single unit that is called the "Fighter Squadron" Recently produced by the Croatian Air Force, the cool video in this post (which includes cool GoPro cockpit footage too) shows 91st Air Force Base MiG-21 fighters in action. Noteworthy Croatian Air Force and Air Defence...

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