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Small arms fire damages F-16 in Afghanistan

Small arms fire damages F-16 in Afghanistan

A U.S. aircraft was damaged after it came under fire in Afghanistan last week, defense officials said.

Small arms fire struck the Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon on Oct. 13 in Paktia province and damaged one of the aircraft’s stabilizers, the movable surfaces at the back of the aircraft that help control flight direction, defense officials said.

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