News and updates about F-35

Israel signs $3 billion deal to purchase 3rd F-35 squadron

Deal finalized to procure 25 F-35 'Adir' aircraft. Deliveries to start in 2028, will raise total number of F-35s in IAF to 75.

Israel signs $3 billion deal to purchase 3rd F-35 squadron

Watch: Israeli F-35 intercepts cruise missile

IAF reveals: This is how an F-35 fighter plane intercepted a cruise missile, and how the 'Arrow' intercepted a surface-to-surface missile.

Watch: Israeli F-35 intercepts cruise missile

South Carolina:

Debris from F-35 jet which went missing located

Debris field identified as remains of F-35 fighter jet that went missing near Charleston, South Carolina, after its pilot ejected.

Debris from F-35 jet which went missing located

US F-35 missing after pilot forced to eject

South Caroline residents asked to assist military in locating missing 5th-generation fighter.

US F-35 missing after pilot forced to eject

Purchase of 3rd F-35 squadron begins

Arrival of latest 'Adir' squadron in Israel to begin in 2027 at a rate of 3 aircraft a year.

Purchase of 3rd F-35 squadron begins

Israel to purchase 3rd F-35 squadron

Israel to have 75 F-35 stealth aircraft following latest purchase.

Israel to purchase 3rd F-35 squadron

F-35 forced to land after bird strike during Indepence Day

Pilot unharmed, plane suffers minor damage after being struck by a bird during flyover in the Negev, landing at base.

F-35 forced to land after bird strike during Indepence Day

Following Texas crash:

Israeli air force grounds its most advanced fighter jets

After an American F-35 B fighter jet crashed two weeks ago the Israeli Air Force has decided to ground its own F-35s until further notice.

Israeli air force grounds its most advanced fighter jets

Watch: F-35 jet crashes on landing in naval base, pilot ejects

One of the most advanced pilot jets in the world crashes while trying to land in Fort Worth, Texas.

Watch: F-35 jet crashes on landing in naval base, pilot ejects

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Israeli F-35s fly together with US B-52 bombers

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Israeli F-35s fly together with US B-52 bombers

US Air Force fighter jet crashes in Utah

The jet was on its way back from a training mission. The pilot safely ejected and no one was injured

US Air Force fighter jet crashes in Utah

Report: Israeli F-35s flying over Iran

Saudi news site reports Israeli military aircraft have flown over Iran multiple times in recent months.

Report: Israeli F-35s flying over Iran

IAF: F-35 fleet to undergo inspection after US tipoff

Following US decision to ground F-35 aircraft, Israel orders thorough and careful inspection of its fleet.

IAF: F-35 fleet to undergo inspection after US tipoff

Report: UAE threatens to pull out of deal to buy US F-35s

US security requirements to protect systems from Chinese espionage reportedly too onerous for UAE.

Report: UAE threatens to pull out of deal to buy US F-35s

US intends to move forward with sale of F-35s to UAE

US official says Washington intends to move forward with sale F-35 jets to UAE which was agreed upon during Trump administration.

US intends to move forward with sale of F-35s to UAE

First time: Israeli F-35 in international exercise

Israel's newest, most advanced combat aircraft to be used in exercise with US, British, and Italian counterparts for first time.

First time: Israeli F-35 in international exercise

Israel gets three more F-35 stealth fighters

F-35I 'Adir' fighter jets delivered to Israel Air Force Sunday.

Israel gets three more F-35 stealth fighters

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.

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

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.

Biden to proceed with UAE arms sale

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.

UAE confident F-35 deal will go through

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.

Blinken: We very much support the Abraham Accords

'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.

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

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.

UAE signs agreement to purchase F-35s from US

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.

IAF Commander opposes US sale of F-35 to UAE

US:

F-35 deal with Emirates underway

US Senate rejects two proposals to prevent sale of F-35 planes to UAE.

F-35 deal with Emirates underway

Senate rejects efforts to block F-35 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.

Senate rejects efforts to block F-35 sale to UAE

'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.

'Israel is very comfortable with sale of F-35s 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.

US Senators seek to block sale of drones to UAE

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.'

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

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.

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

Why the uproar about selling F-35s to the 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.

Biden campaign 'concerned' over F-35 sale 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.

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

MK Shlomo Karhi:

'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?

'Sovereignty not abolished, will yet happen'

'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 hands

'Qatar F-35 deal can lead to instability'

Qatar reportedly submits request to buy US F-35 jets

i24NEWS looks into ramifications of possible sale.

Qatar reportedly submits request to buy US F-35 jets

Report: Qatar submitted formal request to purchase F35 jets

Request submitted as US is considering approving the sale of F-35 jets to the UAE as part of the normalization accord with Israel

Report: Qatar submitted formal request to purchase F35 jets

Israel to have veto on US arms sales in the Mideast?

Congress considering granting Israel veto power over all arms sales to the Middle East, following planned F-35 sales to the UAE.

Israel to have veto on US arms sales in the Mideast?

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.

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

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-ed

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

Pelosi vows to ensure Israel can maintain its military edge

House Speaker welcomes agreements with Bahrain and UAE, but also expresses concern over potential sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.

Pelosi vows to ensure Israel can maintain its 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.

Israel to US: Keep our qualitative military edge

US sale of F-35 jets to UAE 'blown up 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.

US sale of F-35 jets to UAE 'blown up out of all proportion'

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.

Report: US to sell UAE anti-radar planes

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.

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

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.

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

Watch: US, Netherlands planes 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.

Watch: US, Netherlands planes discharge corrected bombs

UAE: 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.

UAE: Deal with Israel makes buying F-35 easier

Report: Trump admin pushing for F-35 sale to UAE

US officials: Trump administration has accelerated a push to sell the F-35 stealth fighter and advanced armed drones to UAE.

Report: Trump admin pushing for F-35 sale to UAE

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.

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

Supersonic boom causes panic in northern Israel

Pilot exceeds maximum flight speed during training session - and is grounded.

Supersonic boom causes panic in northern Israel

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.

Israel to buy 50 more F-35 stealth fighters

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.

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

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.

Did Israeli stealth fighters bomb Iraq?

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.

US removes Turkey from F-35 program

PM at IAF:

'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,

'These planes can reach anywhere, even Iran'

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.

Israeli stealth fighters train together with UK, US jets

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.

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

US considering suspending F-35 training for Turkish pilots

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.

US stops delivery of F-35s to Turkey