F-35 Lightning II Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Attack


Country of Origin: USA

Lockheed Martin's F-35 was the winner of a competition with Boeing's X-32 to become the tri-service Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), a program planned to generate contracts for as many as 3,000 aircraft. In addition to supplying all three U.S. air forces, the JSF is intended to replace aircraft as diverse as Australia's F-111 Aardvark supersonic deep-strike; the Italian AMX attack; British and Italian Harrier VSTOL; and F/A-18 and F-16 aircraft in several air forces. The capabilities of...

 

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