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The Royal Danish Air Force bought a total of 77 F-16A/B aircraft in 2 major batches and 2 attrition replacement orders. Of these, 48 aircraft and 14 spares, all upgraded to what is known as the MLU or Mid Life Update standard, will remain operational until 2020-2025 when they will be replaced by the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The MLU involved changes to the airframe as well as the combat systems. Deliveries to the RDAF began in early 1980 with the aircraft having then evolved through multiple upgrades until its projected retirement in the RDAF in the mid-2020s. During my visit to Denmark in October 2018, I had a chance to visit the main F-16 operating base in Denmark and to talk with two senior Danish Air Force...