Lockheed Martin Completes F-16 Conformal Fuel Tank Tests at Eglin

By Adam J. Hebert / September 6, 2001 at 5:00 AM
Lockheed Martin has completed the first phase of F-16 flight testing with conformal fuel tanks, the company announced today. The testing with an Air Force Falcon required a cooperative arrangement between the company and the service at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, which netted the government $3.3 million to cover expenses. The Air Force does not plan to purchase F-16s with the conformal tanks, but Lockheed Martin officials told Inside the Air Force in March that nearly all F-16 international...

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