Hemispheres From United States of America, joined May 2004, 85 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 5345 times:
It adds rigidity to the intake. I don't know if it was added later with the F-16C/D or was an original part from the beginning. Maybe it appeared when the intake was increased to accommodate the F110 engine.
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