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These 09 Countries Plan to Spend a Combined Total of US$ 536 Billion on F-35 Fighters


The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multi-role fighters. 
The fifth-generation combat aircraft is designed to perform ground attack and air defense missions.

Top speed: 1,930 km/h
Range: 2,220 km
Wingspan: 11 m
Length: 16 m
Engine type: Pratt & Whitney F135
Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
First flight: December 15, 2006
Unit Cost: Approx. US$ 178 Million

F-35 Planned Orders:
  1. US: 2443 (US$ 434,854 Million)
  2. UK: 138 (US$ 24,564 Million)
  3. Turkey: 100 (US$ 17,800 Million)
  4. Australia: 100 (US$ 17,800 Million)
  5. Italy: 90 (US$ 16,020 Million)
  6. Canada: 65 (US$ 11,570 Million)
  7. Japan: 42 (US$ 7,476 Million)
  8. South Korea: 40 (US$ 7,120 Million)
  9. Israel: 33 (US$ 5,874 Million)

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