The Portuguese Air Force (PoAF) has completed the modification and upgrade of the F100-PW-200C engines.

The work carried by Portuguese Air Force staff and personnel from Pratt & Whitney (part of United Technologies Corporation) included modifications on a total of 25 engines.

The upgrade of the 25 engines to the F100-PW-220E standard is part of the Lockheed Martin F-16A/M combat aircraft update programme.

PoAF F-16A/B/AM/BM aircraft are operated by Squadron 201 “Falcões” and Squadron 301 “Jaguares” from Monte Real air force base Nº5.

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