116 Squadron (Israel)

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

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

In 2015 it was announced that the second F-35 Squadron in the IAF will be the "Lions 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.