Israel places first large order for F-35 warplanes

10/1/2008 | Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Texas)

The Pentagon plans to sell up to 75 F-35 Lightning II warplanes to Israel in a deal that could be worth $15.2 billion to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. and its contractors. The first volume order marks an important stamp of approval for the F-35, which is still early in the development process and probably will not be delivered before 2014. Israel has asked for 25 F-35A models, with an option for an additional 50 jets, possibly including the planned short takeoff/vertical landing F-35B model.

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