Finnish Win Bolsters the F-35’s European Lead

Finland’s  F/A-18C/D Hornets and F-35
Finland’s F/A-18C/D Hornets will be replaced on a one-for-one basis by the F-35A after Helsinki’s five-year HX fighter tender.
Credit: FInnish Air Force
Finland has joined the rapidly growing group of nations opting for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, managing to secure a level of independence with the platform comparable to that of the U.S. and Israel. National evaluations for the €9.4 billion ($10.6 billion) HX (Hornet replacement) program put the...

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