'Israel' signs agreement with US to acquire F-35 aircrafts, worth USD 3 billion


Published: 2024-06-04 19:18

Last Updated: 2024-07-14 11:28

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

The Israeli Occupation’s War Ministry officially signed an agreement with the US government to acquire a third squadron of F-35 aircraft.

An “Israeli” delegation to the US signed a letter of agreement a short while ago for the USD 3 billion deal, including 25 Lockheed Martin stealth fighters, according to the occupation’s ministry.

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“With the completion of this program, the "Israeli" Air Force will expand its fleet to 75 of these advanced stealth aircrafts. The delivery of the aircrafts to the IDF will commence in 2028 at a rate of three to five aircraft per year,” the ministry stated.

The transaction was funded by US Foreign Military Financing (FMF).