TEL AVIV — Warily watching the Lockheed Martin Joint Strike Fighter program in the U.S., the Israel air force (IAF) nonetheless is finalizing plans to receive the F-35 “at the earliest date possible,” fiercely rejecting any suggestion to explore other alternatives. According to the current delivery schedule, Israel will receive its first F-35s for training in the U.S. in late 2016, and they will be deployed in Israel the following year. “We will deliver Israel a fully capable Block-3 ...

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