First Boeing QF-16 Aerial Target Arrives at Tyndall Air Force Base

By Caroline Rees / 20 Nov 2012
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The first Boeing QF-16 aerial target training system has arrived at Florida’s Tyndall Air Force Base in preparation for U.S. Air Force developmental testing.

Boeing Global Services & Support is converting six retired F-16 fighters into full-scale, remote-controlled, manned and unmanned aerial targets at its Jacksonville facility.

The Air Force will use the QF-16s for weapons testing and other training.

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