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F-16 Timeline

F-16 Events from 1985

10 Jan 1985 U.S. Navy selects F-16N as its adversary flight training aircraft. Initial buy is 14, with follow-on for 12 more.
11 Jan 1985 Singapore orders 12 F-16s (Peace Carvin I) becoming the 13th customer.
26 Jan 1985 Ramstein AB, West Germany, (USAFE) becomes 28th base worldwide for F-16, first overseas for F-16C/D.
7 Feb 1985 Formal delivery of the 998th F-16 produced under the multinational co-production program at Gosselies, Belgium.
1985 F-16 units win six of top seven places in USAF GUNSMOKE '85 competition.
17 Dec 1985 EAF accepts first F-16 from Peace Vector II order.
17 Dec 1985 First production F-16C block 32 (#84-1332) is delivered to the EAF.