News: Deliveries

  • Turkey Received Delivery Of Its First F-35 Aircraft

    Turkey Received Delivery Of Its First F-35 Aircraft

    Turkey Undersecretariat for Defence Industries // June 30, 2018
    Turkey, being a program partner under the F-35 project since its inception in 1999, received delivery of its first aircraft in a ceremony held in Fort Worth, USA.
  • F-35A Training Equipment Delivered

    F-35A Training Equipment Delivered

    Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne // May 02, 2018
    One of the world’s largest aircraft has landed at RAAF Base Williamtown today carrying the first delivery of Australia’s state of the art training equipment for the Joint Strike Fighter.
  • First “Adir” (F-35I) Flight in Israel

    First “Adir” (F-35I) Flight in Israel

    Israeli Air Force // December 15, 2016
    Only 16 hours after landing in Nevatim AFB, the first two “Adir” (F-35I) stealth fighters took off for their first sortie in Israeli skies. The hour-long sortie was escorted by “Sufa” (F-16I) fighters. “This morning, our men woke up to a new day and a new era”
  • Air Mobility Command Enables Delivery of Israel’s First F-35s

    Air Mobility Command Enables Delivery of Israel’s First F-35s

    618th Air Operations Center Public Affairs // December 12, 2016
    Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation fighter aircraft.
  • Third F-35 for the U.K. Arrives at Eglin Air Force Base

    Third F-35 for the U.K. Arrives at Eglin Air Force Base

    Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. // June 26, 2013
    The third Lockheed Martin F-35B Short Takeoff/Vertical Landing (STOVL) Lightning II for the United Kingdom arrived at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., yesterday where it will be used for pilot and maintainer training.
  • First F-35C Reports to the Navy

    First F-35C Reports to the Navy

    Fort Worth, Texas // June 24, 2013

    The first Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II Navy carrier variant (CV) aircraft, CF-6, arrived at Strike Fighter Squadron 101 located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., on June 22. The jet is the Navy’s first 5th generation F-35 production aircraft.

  • Navy Receives First F-35C Lightning II

    Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. // June 22, 2013

    The U.S. Navy's Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 received the Navy's first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant aircraft from Lockheed Martin today at the squadron's home at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

  • F-35 Lightning II aircraft arrive at Nellis

    F-35 Lightning II aircraft arrive at Nellis

    Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. // March 06, 2013

    A Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II lands at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 6, 2013. The aircraft will be assigned to the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron and the aircraft will be used for development test support, force development evaluation, and supporting operational test aircraft at Edwards AFB, Calif. The…

  • Lockheed Martin Delivers Three F-35B Aircraft to the Marine Corps

    Lockheed Martin Delivers Three F-35B Aircraft to the Marine Corps

    Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. // November 20, 2012
    Three Lockheed Martin F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft were officially delivered to the U.S. Marine Corps during ceremonies at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., today.

    The three jets are assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 residing with the host Marine Aircraft Group 13.

  • United Kingdom Accepts First International F-35

    Fort Worth, Texas // July 19, 2012

    The United Kingdom accepted the first international Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft in a ceremony today with senior representatives of the U.K. Ministry of Defence and the U.S. Department of Defense.