F-35 PROGRAM DELIVERS 200th OPERATIONAL JET

The F-35 Lightning II program reahced a new milestone.



200th F-35 delivered

The 200th operational jet, the second delivery for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, departed Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth production facility and arrived approximately two hours later at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.

Known as AX-2, the jet joins Luke’s F-35 fleet of 46 jets to train pilots from several F-35 partner countries. 

The F-35 program continues to grow and accelerate as it now operates in 12 locations worldwide including Israel and Italy. 

The program has also logged 75,000 flight hours while training more than 380 pilots and 3,700 maintainers.

Source and Pics: Lockeed Martin Press Release