US removes Turkey from F-35 program

US removes Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program in the wake its acquisition of S-400 Russian missile system.Elad Benari, 7/18/2019, 4:04 AM

'These planes can reach anywhere, even Iran'

PM visits Israel's F-35 squadron, warns Iran not to threaten Israel when the Jewish States has such advanced aircraft,Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 4:13 PM

Israeli stealth fighters train together with UK, US jets

F-35 fighters from Israel, US, and UK participate in joint 'Tri-Lightening' exercises over Mediterranean Sea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2019, 9:41 AM

Sources: US won't accept more Turkish F-35 pilots

US officials say Washington won't train new pilots who on F-35 fighter jets due to Turkey's purchase of S-400s from Russia.Elad Benari, 6/7/2019, 4:59 AM

US considering suspending F-35 training for Turkish pilots

Sources say US may suspend training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets due to Turkey's purchase of S-400 from Russia.Elad Benari, 5/29/2019, 4:30 AM

US stops delivery of F-35s to Turkey

Delivery of F-35 fighter jet parts to Turkey halted in response to purchase of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile system.Elad Benari, 4/2/2019, 12:07 AM

US Air Force concludes international conference in Israel

Nations from all over the world converged on Israel this past week for a conference to study the F-35 fighter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2018, 1:47 PM

Israel's stealth F-35 squadron returned to active duty

F-35 fleet of fighters grounded following crash of US Marines craft. Following extensive examination, Israeli planes restored to service.David Rosenberg, 10/14/2018, 8:08 PM

Israel grounds F-35 squadron

Israel joins nations all over the world in grounding F-35 fleet after the jet's first-ever crash in September showed a systems malfunction.Tzvi Lev, 10/11/2018, 8:21 PM

Israel to use F-35I stealth fighters in Syria

New report says Israel will use F-35I aircraft to counter threat posed by Syria's S-300 missile system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2018, 12:04 PM

IAF: Israel first country to carry out airstrikes with F-35

Israel becomes first nation in the world to use new F-35 stealth fighter in combat role.JTA, 5/23/2018, 7:52 AM

Israel buys 17 new F-35 fighter jets

In doing so, the delegation completed the purchase of two full squadrons (50 aircraft) for the Israeli Air Force.Ido ben Porat, 8/27/2017, 12:48 PM

Op-Ed: Israel's F-35s may not be able to beat Iran

The lowdown on why the spanking-new US 'stealth' fighter may be a more dangerous proposition than old-fashioned F-15s.Chana Roberts, 6/8/2017, 11:02 PM

Israel to receive 3 more F-35 stealth fighters

Israel's fleet of advanced stealth fighter jets to grow to 5, with more to follow.AFP, 4/20/2017, 9:26 PM

'Israel in my State: The F-35 fighter jet'

Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX) explains how Texans benefit from US-Israeli cooperation on the state-of-the-art F-35 jet, powered by Israeli tech., 3/27/2017, 10:34 PM

Watch: IAF Commander Flies the "Adir" F-35I for the First Time

IAF Commander Amir Eshel flies F35 for the first time, says aircraft part of larger system to upgrade the IAF's capabilities.IAF, 12/27/2016, 7:11 PM

F-35 boasts Israeli technology, can challenge Iranian threat

Lockheed Martin executive praises capabilities of F-35, says it incorporates advanced Israeli technology.Yoni Kempinski, 12/12/2016, 10:19 PM

Watch: F-35 fighter jets finally arrive

Israel receives the F-35 stealth fighter jet, the most advanced military aircraft in the world. The aircraft features Israeli technology, 12/12/2016, 7:56 PM

Does Israel need the F-35?

Israel will be receiving 50 jets from the U.S. What does this mean for the Israeli Air Force?ILTV, 12/12/2016, 7:10 AM

Watch: First Israeli F-35 refuels on its way to Israel

IDF prepares to receive its first F-35 stealth fighter next week.Rafael Levy, 12/8/2016, 6:10 PM

Lockheed Martin selects Israel for F-35 training center

Israel and US defense cooperation took another leap forward. Lockheed-Martin will build an F-35 training center in the Negev desert.ILTV, 11/15/2016, 12:45 PM

Watch: Maiden flight of Israel's first F-35 'Adir' fighter jet

Israel's first stealth fighter passes with flying colors on maiden flight.Yoni Kempinski, 7/31/2016, 8:44 PM

US considers using F-35 fighter jets against ISIS

General explains that US Air Force won't send F-35s to Syria, but they may join F-22 Raptors in attacking ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2016, 6:21 PM

Watch: Israel receives its first stealth fighter, the F-35

Israeli Air Force gets F-35, its first 5th generation fighter and first stealth aircraft.David Rosenberg, 6/22/2016, 6:01 PM

Israel to receive first F-35 fighter jet today

IDF to take possession of the first F-35 exported from the US this afternoon. Arutz Sheva will have live coverage.Kobi Finkler, 6/22/2016, 9:13 AM

IAF general brushes aside worries about F-35

Brig-Gen Tal Kalman says he is confident F-35 will boost IAF's regional advantage, warns of regional arms race.Gil Ronen, 4/3/2016, 9:19 PM

IAI becoming industry leader; awarded two mega contracts

IAI awarded multimillion dollar contracts from Boeing and Lockheed Martin to build parts for Boeing 777x and Lockheed Martin F-35s.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 1:49 PM

Biden: We'll Deliver New F-35s to Israel in 2015

At an Independence Day celebration, Vice President promises new fighter jets to Israel next year.Elad Benari, 4/24/2015, 6:15 AM

First F-35s to Land in December 2016

Lockheed reps visit Israel 20 months ahead of first advanced jets, and bring an F-35 flight demonstrator with them.Yissachar Ruas & Eliran Aharon, 4/16/2015, 6:26 PM

F-35 Stealth Jet's Gun Won't Work Till 2019

The 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.Ari Yashar, 1/2/2015, 7:56 AM

Israel Cuts F-35 Purchase from 31 to 14 Jets

Intelligence Minister says other jets have much better maneuverability, weapons carrying capabilities.Gil Ronen, 12/1/2014, 1:06 PM

New Plant for Producing F-35 Aircraft Wings Opened Near Airport

$2.7B deal between Israel, US for F-35 production kicks off; Defense Minister insists it proves a strong bond with US despite arguments.Orly Harari, 11/4/2014, 2:10 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 8:43 PM

Deal: US to Sell Israel Squadron of F-35 Stealth Jets

$2.7 billion dollar deal to be deducted from US aid funds; deal announced amid high tensions in US-Israel relations.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2014, 12:37 PM

100th F-35 Celebrated

Lockheed Martin celebrated the production of its 100th F-35 Lightning II. Israel is to be among the first to receive the jet.Gil Ronen, 12/14/2013, 7:06 PM

Israeli Company to Produce 'Next Generation' F-35 Helmets

Defense Minister congratulates Elbit Systems, after Israeli company selected in project to develop new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.Arutz Sheva, 10/13/2013, 1:36 PM

Defense Minister: F-35 'a Cornerstone' for IAF

Minister Yaalon visits assembly line at Lockheed Martin factory in Texas, gets close look at F-35.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2013, 10:45 PM

Defense Minister Off to US to Meet Hagel, View F-35

Minister 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.Arutz Sheva, 10/6/2013, 6:47 PM

Israel to be First in World with F-35 Fighter Jets

Lockheed Martin Aircraft announces Israel will be the first nation to receive its F-35 stealth fighter jets.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2013, 8:56 AM

Panetta’s Visit Sealed F-35 War Plane Sale to Israel

The Pentagon approved Israeli electronic warfare equipment for the F-35 stealth fighter jet, whose wings will be built by Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/5/2012, 12:19 PM

Pentagon, Lockheed Martin Agree on Israeli F-35s

Pentagon, Lockheed Martin agree to enhance electronic warfare equipment on the F-35 jet and integrate Israeli-unique systems.Elad Benari, 7/27/2012, 2:14 AM

Turkey Announces Purchase of 100 F-35s

Ankara announced it plans to purchase 100 F-35 joint strike fighters in a move that could erode Israel's regional air superiority.Gabe Kahn., 2/23/2012, 3:00 PM

F-35 Stealth Fighter to Be Based in Negev

The F-35 stealth fighter planes purchased from the US by Israel will be based east of Be’er Sheva, the IDF announces. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/22/2011, 12:12 PM

US to Sell F-16 to Egypt in Grapel Deal

Egypt 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.Chana Ya'ar, 10/27/2011, 11:34 AM

Hackers Hit Lockheed-Martin, Supplier of F-35 for Israel

Hackers hit Lockheed-Martin, the supplier of F-35 warplanes to Israel. The Pentagon says security was not breached, but data was stolen.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/29/2011, 11:30 AM

The 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.Hillel Fendel, 2/28/2011, 11:07 AM

Deficiencies Found in American F-35 Fighter Jets

The United States Department of Defense has acknowledged deficiencies and technical shortcomings in the coveted F-35 fighter jets.Avi Yellin, 1/24/2011, 11:09 AM

Barak: 20 Jets Outweigh PM's Political Discomfort

Defense Minister says Obama's offer would give Israel a total of 40 stealth fighters, which it wanted originally but could not afford.Gil Ronen, 11/15/2010, 9:12 PM

Israel Signs F-35 Agreement

Israel signs agreement to buy F-35 aircraft from the US, future purchases expected.Elad Benari, 10/8/2010, 1:41 AM

Final Approval for F-35 Purchase

F-35 purchase from U.S. gets final approval, Netanyahu says deal will “significantly” improve IDF capability. Maayana Miskin, 9/16/2010, 9:29 PM

Israel Moves Forward on F-35 – with Israeli Features

Israel moves forward on F-35 purchase after getting permission to install Israeli features, may build F-35 wings.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2010, 10:29 PM

DM Barak's F-35 Decision to be Reconsidered

Finance Min. objects to buying radar-evading planes; Netanyahu agrees to reconsider. Deal comes with defense contracts worth more than the planes.Hillel Fendel, 8/26/2010, 2:56 PM

F-35s Might Not Reach Israel in Time to Stop Iran

Defense analysts in Israel raise questions about F-35 warplane's cost, effectiveness, and delivery date, which might not be in time to stop Iran.INN Staff, 8/17/2010, 9:27 AM

Barak Gives Thumbs Up for F-35 Advanced Fighter

Defense Minister approves purchasing the US advanced F-35 Stealth fighter plane that he said will maintain Israel’s aerial superiority.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/15/2010, 3:41 PM

Israeli Concern Prompts Modification of US-Saudi Deal

US agreement not to sell advanced weapons and aircraft to Saudis may have prompted Israel to buy F-35.Elad Benari, 8/10/2010, 5:38 AM

Israel and US Near Deal for F-35 Advanced Fighter Plane

Israel 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/21/2010, 3:23 PM