Turkey has hired a Washington-based law firm to lobby for its readmission to the U.S. F-35 fighter jet programme after it was suspended over its purchase of Russian air defences
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it the F-35 jets
The United States says it is removing Turkey from the F-35 jet programme over its purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems,
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signaled reluctance to punish Turkey over its acquisition of a Russian air defense system, saying it was “not fair” that the United States would now be prohibited from selling Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 stealth fighter jets.
Search and rescue teams found wreckage from a crashed Japanese F-35 stealth fighter in the Pacific Ocean close to northern Japan, and are scouring the waters for the missing pilot, authorities said on Wednesday.
Singapore plans to buy four US-made F-35 jet fighters -- one of the most advanced warplanes ever built
JERUSALEM: Israel is to take delivery of three more F-35 stealth fighters from the United States on Sunday, adding to two which arrived in December, an army statement said. They are among 50 that Israel has agreed to buy from aerospace giant Lockheed Martin. US President Donald Trump has publicly upbraided Lockheed over "out of control" costs of the plane, the most expensive in history. The company has said it will bring down the price in the future. While other countries have ordered the planes, Israel -- which…
ANKARA: Turkey expects to take delivery of its first Lockheed Martin F-35A fighter jets in 2018 and has decided to order a second batch, the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries said on Friday. It did not say how many more of the fighter jets it planned to order but two U.S. officials familiar with the matter, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters the second batch would comprise 24 jets. The Undersecretariat said it expected the new orders to be delivered in 2021 and 2022. Its statement was released after a…
RAF FAIRFORD, ENGLAND: The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin Corp are in the final stages of negotiations about two contracts for 160 fighter jets, tandem deals valued at more than $14 billion, the Pentagon's F-35 program manager said on Saturday.