116 Squadron (Israel)

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116 Squadron F-16B Netz '017' at CIAF 2004, Brno-Tuřany

116 Squadron of the Israeli Air Force, also known as The Defenders of the South Squadron (former Flying Wing Squadron), is an F-16A/B fighter squadron based at Nevatim Airbase.[1]

In 2015 it was announced that the second F-35 Squadron in the IAF will be the "Defenders of the South".[citation needed]


  1. ^ "116 Squadron - The Flying Wing". Globalsecurity.org. Archived from the original on 16 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-13.