How many states are involved in the F-35 program?

Forty-five states, plus Puerto Rico.


Which states will benefit most from the F-35 program?

The major production and testing states for the F-35 program are Texas, Georgia, California, Arizona and Florida. Other states that have a significant supplier economic footprint are:

  • Alabama
  • Colorado
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Oklahoma
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Vermont
  • Washington

In total,45 states and Puerto Rico have F-35 suppliers. Learn more.


How many aircraft will each nation buy? How does this affect our security? How does this affect the price?

The current international partners' planned quantities are as follows: United States, 2,443; United Kingdom, 138; Italy, 90; Netherlands, 37; Turkey, 100; Australia, 100; Norway, 52; Denmark, 30; Canada, 65. Foreign military sales customers' planned quantities are Israel, 33, Japan, 42 and South Korea 40. In total, the total number of F-35s scheduled for production is more than 3,100 Joint coalitions with fleets of fully interoperable F-35s will have the capacity to operate with unimpeded collaboration, while maintaining security and air superiority.