The United Kingdom will receive the first batch of three F-35 fighter plans to buy 138
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Global Times special correspondent Liang Xiaoyi reports three F-35 “Lightning II” aircraft will be delivered to the UK test and performance evaluation. British Ministry of Defense has approved the purchase of the fighters.
Russia “link” network on March 19 quoted the United States, “Defense News” website news ,2011-2012, the new aircraft will be delivered to the UK, its $ 366 billion. According to reports, Britain is the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter development program of the major players.
now, F-35 manufacturer Locke ? Martin has developed a variety of modified F-35 aircraft, but has not yet begun series production. The aircraft samples also test them, when to start the supply is still unknown. F-35 orders of state-owned: Australia, Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Norway and Turkey.
British military plans to get 138 F-35, these aircraft not only in the British Air Force, some will be in the UK, “Queen Elizabeth” class aircraft carrier carrying the future.