F-35 Lightning II News
F-35A Lightning II arrives for first Middle East deployment
The Air Force's fifth generation multi-role aircraft arrived for its first deployment to the Middle East on April 15. The F-35A Lightning IIs are from active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
JASDF F-35A crashes during training flight
The JASDF have announced that one of their new F-35A fighters has gone missing during a training flight off the coast of Northern Japan on April 9th. The status of the pilot is unknown.
Lockheed Martin and RNLAF celebrate rollout of the First Dutch operational F-35
Dutch and American officials celebrated the roll out of the first operational F-35A Lightning II for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas, commemorating a transformational leap in capability for the future of the Netherlands' national defense.