Italy Rolls Out First F-35B

The first short takeoff and vertical landing model F-35 to be assembled outside the U.S. has been rolled out from Italy’s Final Assembly and Check-Out (FACO) facility. The aircraft, coded BL-1, was rolled out at the Italian government’s FACO at Cameri airbase on May 5. The LRIP Lot 9 aircraft is the...

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