Economy IAF Strikes: Here's why India is trying to prove Pakistan used F-16 fighter jets in retaliation Updated : March 01, 2019 01:38 PM IST If at all, Pakistan used this stated fighter jet, it is a violation of the agreement between US and Pakistan. Pakistan defence forces have strongly denied using the F-16 fighter jet on Wednesday. The US holds a strict norm that the F-16 fighter jets can only be used for eliminating terrorist operations and not in retaliation, war or in spite. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.