Israel's path to fielding the Joint Strike Fighter has been particularly fraught, and now—with technology and funding issues largely sorted out—the fielding schedule is under question. Israel faces another delay in deliveries of its first F-35s, currently scheduled for early 2017. Although Lockheed Martin has pledged to deliver the aircraft a year early, Pentagon officials have now told their Israeli counterparts that the first squadron will not be completed until 2019. Israel has ...
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