• Last weekend saw a lot good news about the current status and future of the F-35 in the international market.
  • Belgium has shown interest in purchasing 34 F-35s from Lockheed Martin, potentially adding another European nation to the list of operators.
  • Japan announced that it deploy its F-35s at  Misawa Air Base in Aomori Prefecture later this month, and India may puchase the F-35 as well.

Based on latest news, it may have been a good weekend for the F-35.

The U.S. State Department issued a statement late Friday confirming it has approved the possible sale of 34 Lockheed F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters to Belgium.


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