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USAF F-35A , UK F-35B, Israel’s F-35I train together over Med

No one is bringing up Iran, but F-35 stealth fighter pilots from Israel, UK, and US are training together with their variant aircrafts in the joint ‘Tri-Lightening’ exercises over the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter jets from the United States, United Kingdom and Israel participated in a joint exercise over the eastern Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday.

The exercise, dubbed “Tri-Lightning”, was the first of its kind to bring together F-35 fighters from the three countries air forces.

IAF F35i ‘Adir’ fly over Jerusalem. – Photo: Israel Air Force/facebook

The one-day defensive counter air exercise included both friendly and “enemy” aircraft from the three countries, and included use of both active and passive defense operations. Continue Reading »