f-35 joint strike fighter

f-35 joint strike fighter

Israel to buy F-35's

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A Special Commitee of Ministers under the authority of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak has decided to give final authorisation to the purchasing of 75 F-35 Stealth fighter jets. The planes are the most advanced in the world and is said will strengthen Israel's military position in the region. 25 jets will arrive initially with a further 50 to follow. The planes are highly rated by the IDF's top brass and particularly within the Israeli Air Force. The Lockheed Martin F-35 is a single-seat, single-engine stealth multirole-fighters. They can perform ground attack, Reconnaissance, and air defense missions. The F-35 is descended from the X-35, the product of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.