Fielding a new wing of fifth-generation Lockheed Martin F-35A fighter jets, modernizing its existing air power and quadrupling its strike capacity, the Israel Air Force is undergoing a generational leap that will prepare it to meet future challenges.  The most significant modernization underway is the Israel Air Force’s fielding of 50 U.S. F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation fighters, dubbed Adir. Israel has already fielded five such aircraft and intends to field an entire ...


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