European militaries are poised to welcome the delivery of 326 F-35 fighters in 2019-29 while shedding 340 F-16 aircraft. Underlying this shift in Lockheed Martin-made aircraft, the European air forces have stopped ordering Russian combat aircraft. They continue to buy Saab Gripens, Dassault Rafales and Eurofighter Typhoons. Here is a look at how some European nations are reshaping their fighter fleets.   Italy Italy is one of the key nations driving the uptick in F-35s in Europe: ...

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