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WATCH: IAF F-35i Pilots in First Flight Over Israel


Israeli Air Force pilots take off for the first time over Israel in their new F-35 Adir.

By IDF Spokesperson’s Unit



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Israel orders an additional 17 next-generation F-35 fighter jets


Israel’s Security Cabinet has approved the acquisition of an additional 17 F-35i (Adir) fighter jets, bringing the total for Israel’s Air Force to a fleet of 50.

By The Associated Press


Israel said on Sunday that it will expand its fleet of next-generation F-35 fighter jets in a move that officials believe will help maintain the country’s qualitative military edge over its Mideast neighbors for years to come.

Israel's very first F-35 - IsraelandStuff

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office announced that his Security Cabinet has approved the purchase of 17 additional F-35s. In all, it said, the acquisition will bring the number of planes the air force will get to 50. Continue Reading »

Video Report: Israel’s Negev to be Lockheed Martin’s new F-35 training center


Israel and the American defense community advanced their military cooperation with another leap forward, when Lockheed-Martin announced it will build a new F-35 training center in Israel’s Negev desert.



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Israel’s Defense Ministry: The deal that made the F-35 acquisition possible


Israel’s Defense Ministry published a report of what went into making the IAF’s new, advanced F-35 “Adir” fighter jet, ‘Jewish’.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The Ministry of Defense, continuing its countdown to the December 2016 arrival of Israel’s first F-35s, last week completed its semi-annual data summary.

F-35 fighter jet – Photo: jetBeth Steel/Lockheed Martin

In the framework of the industry cooperation agreement signed in 2010 by the Defense Ministry’s Procurement Department and the plane’s manufacturers led by primary contractor Lockheed Martin,


3.8 billion NIS ($993 million) worth of reciprocal procurement transactions have thus far been signed. Continue Reading »

Israel Aerospace Industries to produce 1622 wings for F-35 stealth fighter jet


Israel Aerospace Industries’ production line for the F-35 stealth fighter jet wings to open in September, according to IAI CEO Yossi Weiss at the Farnborough Airshow.

By Aharon Lapidot


“The Defense Ministry’s $250 million debt to Israel Aerospace Industries is burdening its activities,” IAI CEO Yossi Weiss told Israel Hayom at the Farnborough Airshow on Monday. “We are slowing our pace, and even moving people between projects.”

F-35 Stealth Jets. – Photo : IAF

“However, this is a not a lost debt,” Weiss continued. “For our part, we will continue to work and do all that is necessary, particularly given these tough times [the security situation in Israel].

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