Taiwan has taken delivery of the first F-16V aircraft. Taiwan-based Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. has recently delivered the first modernized platform to the Taiwanese Air Force.
The Taipei administration decided to upgrade the F-16 A/B Fighting Falcon in its inventory to F-16V. The country, which allocates a total of 4.56 billion USD budget for this program, has significantly strengthened the air power with modernization. The program is planned to be completed in 2023, while 25 to 28 F-16s are planned to be modernized each year.