By: Wang Cheng-chung and Emerson Lim
According to the report, which was submitted to the Legislative Yuan for Monday's hearing on military modernization projects, the Air Force plan to upgrade 22 older F-16s into F-16Vs in 2020 remains on schedule.
Nineteen aircraft have been upgraded as of Dec. 4, the report said.
In 2016, the Air Force launched a program to upgrade all its F-16 A/Bs into F-16Vs, which are equipped with more advanced avionics, including the APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar, Helmet Mounted Cueing System, as well as other flight management and electronic warfare systems. [FULL STORY]