Tag: F-35I Adir

"Israel launched world's first air strike using F-35 stealth fighters," IAF chief says
"We are flying the F-35 all over the Middle East and have already attacked twice on two different fronts," Maj Gen Amikam Norkin, IAF chief The F-35 stealth fighter has seen its first ever combat action, flying in an operation for the Israeli Air Force (IAF). On May 22, 2018 in fact Maj Gen Amikam Norkin, IAF chief, told heads of 20...
Israel to buy 25 advanced F-15I multirole fighters
The advanced F-15I multirole fighters will feature large-area cockpit display and extended lifespan Flight Global says Israel will be buying another batch of new advanced F-15I multirole fighters that feature large-area cockpit display and extended lifespan. The purchase of 25 aircraft will be done in conjunction with upgrades to Israeli Air Force’s existing F-15I fleet. The purchase of additional F-15s has recently...
USAF delays F-35Is delivery to IAF
One of the F-35I Adir stealth fighters has to complete its technical inspections before it can make the trip home The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has decided to delay the delivery of two Lockheed Martin F-35I Adir stealth fighters for Israel, which was scheduled for this week. According to The Jerusalem Post in fact one of the jets has to complete...
IAF to purchase 17 more F-35Is
This order brings to 50 the total of F-35I fifth generation fighters ordered by Israel The Israeli government has signed the necessary paperwork for a follow-on order of 17 Lockheed Martin F-35I Adir fighters for the Israeli Air Force (IAF), bringing the total to 50 aircraft. According to Ynetnews, delivery of this third tranche of aircraft will be completed by December...
F-35 Vs Su-30 at Blue Flag Ex.
The goal of this edition of the biennial Blue Flag Exercise could be training Israeli Air Force pilots to fly and fight against the Su-30 which if procured by Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force could pose a serious threat to Israeli air assets This year’s iteration of Blue Flag Exercise at Uvda Air Base, Israel, will see a contingent...
Manufactured according to IAF test centre requirements, this one of a kind F-35 will be used to enhance the type’s capabilities during air-to-air and air-to-ground missions Lockheed Martin is assembling a one-off F-35 for the Israeli Air Force (IAF). According to Flight Global in fact this jet will come with a special suite of test instrumentation and it will be delivered...