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F-35 Lightning II
 
Latest update: June 2018

Company: Lockheed Martin
 
F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO)
 
Lockheed Martin produces all three F-35 variants at its Ft. Worth, Texas plant. Outside the US two FACO (Final Assembly and Check Out) plants are producing F-35s.

Cameri, Italy - Leonardo (former Finmeccanica - Alenia Aermacchi):

FACO Cameri will build all the Italian Air Force F-35As and Italian Navy F-35Bs. Furthermore it will also build the Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35As from the ninth aircraft (AN-9). The first eight RNLAF will be build by Lockheed Martin at Ft. Worth.

Nagoya, Japan - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI):

FACO Nagoya will build the Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) F-35As from the fifth (AX-5) aircraft. The first four aircraft were build by Lockheed Martin at Ft. Worth and all delivered to Luke AFB, Arizona.


The first JASDF F-35A build by MHI was rolled out during a ceremony on June 5, 2017.
 
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