A technical failure forced the crew of Israel’s newest fighter, the F-16I “Sufa” (Storm) to land without engine.
The Sufa is built by Lockheed Martin in the U.S. based on Israeli specifications. The bulges above the wings are conformal fuel tanks, which increase internal fuel capacity by 50%. The box on the rear of the fuselage is an advanced electronic warfare systems.
The crew made an emergency landing at the Ramon Israeli Air Force base in southern Israel. No casualties or damage were reported.
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