IAF general brushes aside worries about F-35Brig-Gen Tal Kalman says he is confident F-35 will boost IAF's regional advantage, warns of regional arms race.
IAI awarded two mega contractsIAI awarded multimillion dollar contracts from Boeing and Lockheed Martin to build parts for Boeing 777x and Lockheed Martin F-35s.
Biden: We'll Deliver New F-35s to Israel in 2015At an Independence Day celebration, Vice President promises new fighter jets to Israel next year.
First F-35s to Land in December 2016Lockheed reps visit Israel 20 months ahead of first advanced jets, and bring an F-35 flight demonstrator with them.
F-35 Stealth Jet's Gun Won't Work Till 2019The reason Israel cut its purchase? US's jet of the future's gun to be useless for years - and then will be crippled by laughably low ammo.
Israel Cuts F-35 Purchase from 31 to 14 JetsIntelligence Minister says other jets have much better maneuverability, weapons carrying capabilities.
New Plant for Producing F-35 Aircraft Wings Opened$2.7B deal between Israel, US for F-35 production kicks off; Defense Minister insists it proves a strong bond with US despite arguments.
Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters$4 billion deal comes on same day as announcement of US sale of F-35 squadron to Israel.
Deal: US to Sell Israel Squadron of F-35 Jets$2.7 billion dollar deal to be deducted from US aid funds; deal announced amid high tensions in US-Israel relations.
100th F-35 CelebratedLockheed Martin celebrated the production of its 100th F-35 Lightning II. Israel is to be among the first to receive the jet.
Israel to Produce 'Next Generation' F-35 HelmetsDefense Minister congratulates Elbit Systems, after Israeli company selected in project to develop new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
Defense Minister: F-35 'a Cornerstone' for IAFMinister Yaalon visits assembly line at Lockheed Martin factory in Texas, gets close look at F-35.
Def. Min. Off to US to Meet Hagel, View F-35Minister Moshe Yaalon will meet key senators and take a look at the stealth fighter jet that the IAF is to obtain in a few years.
Israel to be First with F-35 Fighter JetsLockheed Martin Aircraft announces Israel will be the first nation to receive its F-35 stealth fighter jets.
Panetta’s Visit Sealed F-35 Jet Sale to IsraelThe Pentagon approved Israeli electronic warfare equipment for the F-35 stealth fighter jet, whose wings will be built by Israel.
Pentagon, Lockheed Martin Agree on Israeli F-35sPentagon, Lockheed Martin agree to enhance electronic warfare equipment on the F-35 jet and integrate Israeli-unique systems.
Turkey Announces Purchase of 100 F-35sAnkara announced it plans to purchase 100 F-35 joint strike fighters in a move that could erode Israel's regional air superiority.
F-35 Stealth Fighter to Be Based in NegevThe F-35 stealth fighter planes purchased from the US by Israel will be based east of Be’er Sheva, the IDF announces.
US Sells F-16s to Egypt in Grapel DealEgypt came out a big winner in the deal for Ilan Grapel: the US will sell Cairo the F-16 fighter, while Israel frees 25 prisoners.
Hackers Hit Lockheed WebsiteHackers hit Lockheed-Martin, the supplier of F-35 warplanes to Israel. The Pentagon says security was not breached, but data was stolen.
Search is On: Name that Plane!The IDF announces that it is seeking the help of the public in finding – not a missing person, but a name for its newest plane.
American F-35 Jets DefectiveThe United States Department of Defense has acknowledged deficiencies and technical shortcomings in the coveted F-35 fighter jets.
Barak: Go for Obama's OfferDefense Minister says Obama's offer would give Israel a total of 40 stealth fighters, which it wanted originally but could not afford.
Israel Signs F-35 AgreementIsrael signs agreement to buy F-35 aircraft from the US, future purchases expected.
Final Approval for F-35 PurchaseF-35 purchase from U.S. gets final approval, Netanyahu says deal will “significantly” improve IDF capability.
F-35 With Israeli FeaturesIsrael moves forward on F-35 purchase after getting permission to install Israeli features, may build F-35 wings.
Barak's F-35 Purchase: Maybe NotFinance Min. objects to buying radar-evading planes; Netanyahu agrees to reconsider. Deal comes with defense contracts worth more than the planes.
F-35s Might Not Stop IranDefense analysts in Israel raise questions about F-35 warplane's cost, effectiveness, and delivery date, which might not be in time to stop Iran.
Barak Gives Thumbs Up for F-35Defense Minister approves purchasing the US advanced F-35 Stealth fighter plane that he said will maintain Israel’s aerial superiority.
US-Saudi Arms Deal ModifiedUS agreement not to sell advanced weapons and aircraft to Saudis may have prompted Israel to buy F-35.
F-35s on the Horizon for IsraelIsrael nears a $3 billion deal for the F-35 plane that would give it a significant military advantage, a US official says. Video: F-35 in flight.