Britain to Receive 3 F-35B Jets
RAF F-35B stealth jets
The U.K. Royal Air Force will soon receive three new F-35B fighter aircraft.
“Our next 3 F-35B Lightning II aircraft have departed the Lockheed Martin factory flown by RAF pilots,” Air Officer Commanding No 1 Group, Royal Air Force, Allan Marshall tweeted Friday.
This increases British fleet to 21 F-35s. The delivered aircraft are among the 138 F-35s that the U.K. has planned to buy for the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Royal Navy.
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