F-35 Lightning II Program Meets 2015 Aircraft Delivery Goal

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    The Department of Defense (DOD) accepted its 45th F-35 Lightning II aircraft delivery for 2015, meeting the program production goal for the year. With this delivery, Lockheed Martin has delivered 154 operational aircraft to the DOD and partner nations since program inception.

    The 45 F-35 deliveries include:

    • 26 F-35A - U.S. Air Force

    • 2 F-35A - Royal Norwegian Air Force (first two)

    • 1 F-35A - Aeronautica Militare (first Italian Air Force)

    • 8 F-35B - U.S. Marine Corps

    • 8 F-35C – 4 U.S. Navy /4 U.S. Marine Corps

    The 45 F-35 Lightning II aircraft are assigned to the following installations:

    • 17 - Luke Air Force Base, Glendale, AZ – including all international jets

    • 8 - Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, SC

    • 8 - Eglin Air Force Base, Valparaiso, FL

    • 5 - Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, UT

    • 7 - Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV

    https://www.f35.com/news/detail/f-35-lightning-ii-program-meets-2015-aircraft-delivery-goal
     
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