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Top Democrats still want to slow down sale of F-35s to the UAE

Top Democrats still want to slow down sale of F-35s to the UAE

Senate Democrats introduce bill hampering sale of F-35 stealth fighters to the United Arab Emirates.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 20/04/2021 07:45
Biden to proceed with UAE arms sale

Biden to proceed with UAE arms sale

Biden administration tells Congress it is proceeding with deal to sell more than $23 billion in weapons to UAE, including F-35s.Elad Benari, 14/04/2021 03:58
UAE confident F-35 deal will go through

UAE confident F-35 deal will go through

UAE ambassador to Washington says he is confident the sale of F-35 jets will go through after review by Biden administration.Elad Benari, 03/02/2021 06:39
Blinken: We very much support the Abraham Accords

Blinken: We very much support the Abraham Accords

Secretary of State explains halt of F-35 sale to UAE is a typical move when a new administration comes in.Elad Benari, 27/01/2021 23:30
'F-35 to the Emirates? This is at the expense of our security'

'F-35 to the Emirates? This is at the expense of our security'

Former Minister Matan Vilnai tells Arutz Sheva that Israel should be very concerned about the US sale of F-35 aircraft to the UAE.Nitsan Keidar, 25/01/2021 04:32
UAE signs agreement to purchase F-35s from US

UAE signs agreement to purchase F-35s from US

UAE and US sign agreement on sale of F-35 jets and armed drones just before Trump leaves office.Elad Benari, 21/01/2021 05:04
IAF Commander opposes US sale of F-35 to UAE

IAF Commander opposes US sale of F-35 to UAE

Air Force commander says a situation in which more advanced aircraft are moving in the region is less ideal for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 05:54
F-35 deal with Emirates underway

F-35 deal with Emirates underway

US Senate rejects two proposals to prevent sale of F-35 planes to UAE.Mordechai Sones, 10/12/2020 08:41
Senate rejects efforts to block F-35, drone sale to UAE

Senate rejects efforts to block F-35, drone sale to UAE

US Senate votes down motions to block Trump administration's plan to sell drones and F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates.Elad Benari, 10/12/2020 00:59
Israeli ambassador: Israel is very comfortable with sale of F-35s to UAE

Israeli ambassador: Israel is very comfortable with sale of F-35s to UAE

Ambassador Ron Dermer says he is more concerned about US possibly returning to Iran deal than about its sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.Elad Benari, 08/12/2020 03:15
US Senators seek to block sale of drones to UAE

US Senators seek to block sale of drones to UAE

Two Democrats and one Republican will introduce legislation seeking to halt Trump administration’s sale of drones and other weapons to UAE.Elad Benari, 19/11/2020 01:38
Watch: Israel offers world's 1st F-35 Fighter Jet simulation

Watch: Israel offers world's 1st F-35 Fighter Jet simulation

Civilians are now able to simulate a full F-35 fighter jet flight including battle scenarios - 'We're on technological edge.'i24NEWS, 15/11/2020 15:43
White House notifies Congress of intention to sell F-35 to UAE

White House notifies Congress of intention to sell F-35 to UAE

Washington intends to sell 50 advanced F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates after Israel signals it will not oppose sale.Gary Willig, 29/10/2020 18:24
Why the uproar about selling F-35s to the UAE?

Why the uproar about selling F-35s to the UAE?

Biden's team has entered the argument about selling F-35 jets to the UAE motivated by vote getting, but why the ex-IDF generals? Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 29/10/2020 08:40
Biden campaign 'concerned' over F-35 sale to UAE

Biden campaign 'concerned' over F-35 sale to UAE

Biden's top foreign policy adviser says Biden would make sure Israel's qualitative military advantage is preserved.Elad Benari, 29/10/2020 05:37
Israel will not oppose US sale of F-35s to UAE

Israel will not oppose US sale of F-35s to UAE

Defense Minister Gantz says negotiations on sale of F-35s to UAE were concealed from the defense establishment.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/10/2020 20:20
'Sovereignty not abolished, will yet happen'

'Sovereignty not abolished, will yet happen'

MK Karhi sees UAE agreement in broad Knesset consensus as solemn event, not discussion of pros and cons. What about sovereignty? F-35 deal?Shimon Cohen, 12/10/2020 20:03
'Qatar F-35 deal can lead to instability'

'Qatar F-35 deal can lead to instability'

Analyst from Arab gulf tells Arutz Sheva: Qatar & Iran have military collaboration, F35 in Qatar means advanced weapons in the wrong handsYoni Kempinski, 12/10/2020 15:20
Qatar reportedly submits request to buy US F-35 jets

Qatar reportedly submits request to buy US F-35 jets

i24NEWS looks into ramifications of possible sale.i24NEWS, 08/10/2020 13:06
Report: Qatar submitted formal request to the US to purchase F-35 jets

Report: Qatar submitted formal request to the US to purchase F-35 jets

Request submitted as US is considering approving the sale of F-35 jets to the UAE as part of the normalization accord with IsraelArutz Sheva, 07/10/2020 22:23
Bipartisan bill would give Israel a veto on Middle East arms sales

Bipartisan bill would give Israel a veto on Middle East arms sales

Congress considering granting Israel veto power over all arms sales to the Middle East, following planned F-35 sales to the UAE.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 05/10/2020 07:12
Report: US, UAE to commit to F-35 fighter sale by December

Report: US, UAE to commit to F-35 fighter sale by December

Trump admin. looking for ways to make F-35s visible to Israeli radar, report claims, US and UAE plan to sign deal by early December.David Rosenberg, 22/09/2020 13:27
The strategic benefits of offering F-35s to the UAE

The strategic benefits of offering F-35s to the UAE

Some fear arming the UAE with F-35 fighters could imperil Israel's military edge. But it may actually offer some strategic benefits. Op-edAmin Tarzi, 21/09/2020 12:36
Pelosi vows to ensure Israel can maintain its qualitative military edge

Pelosi vows to ensure Israel can maintain its qualitative military edge

House Speaker welcomes agreements with Bahrain and UAE, but also expresses concern over potential sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.Elad Benari, 16/09/2020 06:46
Israel to US: Keep our qualitative military edge

Israel to US: Keep our qualitative military edge

IDF sets up team to examine what Israel will require to maintain its QME following US sale of F-35 planes to UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2020 08:04
Cabinet minister insists: US sale of F-35 jets to UAE is being blown out of all proportion

Cabinet minister insists: US sale of F-35 jets to UAE is being blown out of all proportion

"All this talk of 'Israeli consent' is meaningless. The US makes up its own mind on who to sell arms to," says Israel's Energy Minister.Y Rabinovitz, 09/09/2020 14:02
Report: US to sell UAE anti-radar planes

Report: US to sell UAE anti-radar planes

According to new report, US military deal with UAE to include planes which protect from anti-aircraft systems in addition to F-35.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 08:12
Report: Netanyahu supported sale of F-35s to UAE

Report: Netanyahu supported sale of F-35s to UAE

Officials say PM Netanyahu privately went along with Trump administration's plan to sell advanced weapons to the United Arab Emirates.Ben Ariel, 04/09/2020 05:13
F-35s to UAE? Why it's an amazingly bad idea

F-35s to UAE? Why it's an amazingly bad idea

The history of volatile Arab regimes leads to the fear that sophisticated US weapons might one day be used against Israel. Opinion.Moshe Phillips, 28/08/2020 08:00
Watch: US, Netherlands F-35s discharge corrected bombs

Watch: US, Netherlands F-35s discharge corrected bombs

F-35 Lightning II fighters of Royal Netherlands Air Force, F-35A from US Air Force, perform massive discharge of 16 GBU-39 corrected bombs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2020 11:25
UAE: Peace deal with Israel makes buying F-35 easier

UAE: Peace deal with Israel makes buying F-35 easier

UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash says country has been seeking to buy F-35 aircraft for 6 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2020 17:33
Report: Trump administration pushing for sale of F-35s to UAE

Report: Trump administration pushing for sale of F-35s to UAE

US officials: Trump administration has accelerated a push to sell the F-35 stealth fighter and advanced armed drones to UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2020 06:22
Netanyahu: US arms sales to UAE not part of peace deal

Netanyahu: US arms sales to UAE not part of peace deal

Prime Minister says Israel still opposed to sale of top-tier weapons, including F-35 stealth fighters, to UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2020 15:02
Supersonic boom causes panic in northern Israel - and a pilot is grounded

Supersonic boom causes panic in northern Israel - and a pilot is grounded

Pilot exceeds maximum flight speed during training session - and is grounded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2020 12:52
Israel to buy 50 more F-35 stealth fighters

Israel to buy 50 more F-35 stealth fighters

Israel Air Force plans to purchase 50 additional F-35 stealth fighters from the US for about $4.5 billion.i24NEWS, 06/01/2020 15:01
Israeli sales of F-35 parts to US to top $2 billion

Israeli sales of F-35 parts to US to top $2 billion

US purchases of Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter components from Israel hits $1.75 billion, expected to top $2 billion by year's end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2019 13:43
Did Israeli stealth fighters bomb Iraq?

Did Israeli stealth fighters bomb Iraq?

Arab news outlets claim Israeli F-35 fighters responsible for two attacks on Iranian targets deep inside Iraqi territory.David Rosenberg, 30/07/2019 11:45
US removes Turkey from F-35 program

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, 18/07/2019 04:04
'These planes can reach anywhere, even Iran'

'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, 09/07/2019 16:13
Israeli stealth fighters train together with UK, US jets

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, 26/06/2019 09:41
Sources: US won't accept more Turkish F-35 pilots

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, 07/06/2019 04:59
US considering suspending F-35 training for Turkish pilots

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, 29/05/2019 04:30
US stops delivery of F-35s to Turkey

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, 02/04/2019 00:07
US Air Force concludes international conference in Israel

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, 16/11/2018 13:47
Israel's stealth F-35 squadron returned to active duty

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, 14/10/2018 20:08
Israel grounds F-35 squadron

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, 11/10/2018 20:21
Israel to use F-35I stealth fighters in Syria

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, 03/10/2018 12:04
IAF: Israel first country to carry out airstrikes with F-35

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, 23/05/2018 07:52
Israel buys 17 new F-35 fighter jets

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, 27/08/2017 12:48
Op-Ed: Israel's F-35s may not be able to beat Iran

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, 08/06/2017 23:02
Israel to receive 3 more F-35 stealth fighters

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, 20/04/2017 21:26
'Israel in my State: The F-35 fighter jet'

'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., 27/03/2017 22:34
Watch: IAF Commander Flies the "Adir" F-35I for the First Time

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, 27/12/2016 19:11
F-35 boasts Israeli technology, can challenge Iranian threat

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 22:19
Watch: F-35 fighter jets finally arrive

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 19:56
Does Israel need the F-35?

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 07:10
Watch: First Israeli F-35 refuels on its way to Israel

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, 08/12/2016 18:10