Monday, 28 November 2016

Israel orders 17 more F-35A stealth fighters jets

Israel will buy 17 more F-35A stealth fighter jets yesterday, after a vote of approval yesterday, Nov. 27, by the country's Security Cabinet. This additionnal batch of "Adir" fighters will bring up Israel Air Force to a total of 50 F-35A by the end of 2030. These fighters are to be purchased with the military foreign aid received from the U.S through a Memorandum of Understanding signed in September 2016. 
Israel's F-35A Adir performing its maiden flight on July 25
(Credit: Lockheed Martin)
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