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Venezuela is considering selling its fleet of U.S.-made F-16 fighter jets to another country, perhaps Iran, in response to a U.S. ban on arms sales to President Hugo Chavez's government, a military official said Tuesday.
Originally posted by Dr Love
I read in the paper this morning that Chavez said he wasn't going to do anything in retaliation, and I believe him.
Originally posted by Tranceopticalinclined
not to mention F-16 in deserts arent fun, sand makes rotor turbine blades get all eaten up
Originally posted by warpboost
If Iran does get where do they think they will get parts? the local pepboys? Whoi will work on them? I'm sure they have some competent aircraft mechanics but have they worked on F16s? do they have reference materials, manuels etc..?
Originally posted by Sep
In 1976 Iran was suppose to be the biggest buyer of F-16s after the US. A lot of the technology was transferred as well as some training