Switzerland Chooses F-35s To Replace F/A-18s And F-5s

Lockheed Martin F-35
With its combination of stealth features and networked sensors, the F-35 was perhaps not the obvious choice for a neutral air service focused on air defense.
Credit: Lockheed Martin
Switzerland has concluded that the Lockheed Martin F-35 is the best fit for the country’s future fighter needs. Defense procurement officials scored the fighter as the best in terms of effectiveness, product support and international cooperation, even noting that it would be $2 billion less...

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