Israel to be First Recipient of New F-35 Stealth Fighter Jet

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f-35-planeThe vice president of Lockheed Martin, Steve O’Bryan, announced Tuesday at the Paris Air Show that Israel will be the first country to receive the F-35 American-made stealth fighter jet, Israel Hayom reports.

Not expected to be delivered until the end of 2016, they are also to be fitted with an Israeli “twist”-detachable fuselages.

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{Matzav.com Newscenter}

3 COMMENTS

  1. This was announced about 5 years ago but the date of arrival kept on getting pushed back because of technical and safety issues with the plane.

  2. There are several versions of the JSF, particularly those going to our allies and friends.

    Israel will be the first to get the Israeli version.

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