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US made F-16 fighter jets takes off from a base in Taiwan

US approves F-16 sale to Pakistan

THE United States said on Friday (February 13) it had approved selling up to eight Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, along with training, radar and other equipment, worth a total of $699 million.   The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which coordinates such foreign a

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