U.S. Sending Two More F-35 Squadrons To Europe

An F-35A from the 495th Fighter Squadron lands at RAF Lakenheath, England, in December 2021.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
The U.S. is deploying two more F-35A squadrons to Europe and stationing F-15s in Poland as part of a surge in the region in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, President Joe Biden announced during the June 29 NATO summit. Two undisclosed F-35A units will be forward stationed at RAF Lakenheath...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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