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F-35 Lightning II
 
Latest update: June 2018

Company: Lockheed Martin
 
Roll out, first flight and first delivery F-35A/B/C
 
Roll out First flight First delivery
Country F-35A F-35B F-35C F-35A F-35B F-35C F-35A F-35B F-35C
                   
Australia 08-08-14 - - 29-09-14 - - 18-12-14 - -
Canada - - - - - - - - -
Denmark - - - - - - - - -
Israel 22-06-16 - - 25-07-16 - - 12-12-16 - -
Italy 12-03-15 05-05-17 - 07-09-15 24-10-17 - 03-12-15 25-01-18 -
Japan 23-09-16 - - 24-08-16 - - 28-11-16 - -
Netherlands 01-04-12 - - 06-08-12 - - 25-07-13 - -
Norway 22-09-15 - - 06-10-15 - - 10-11-15 - -
South Korea 18-03-18 - - 19-03-18 - - - - -
Turkey   - - 10-05-18 - - - - -
United Kingdom - 20-11-11 - - 13-04-12 - - 19-07-12 -
United States - - - 25-02-11 25-10-11 14-02-13 06-05-11 11-01-12 22-06-13
                   
 
Comments:

Information above relates to the data of the first aircraft. However it doesn't mean the first aircraft (eq. AU-1, AF-6 etc) was involved in these milestones. Example: AF-6 was delivered to Edwards AFB on May 12, 2001 but a week earlier aircraft AF-7 arrived at the Californian Air Force Base.

The deliveries of F-35s for Australia, Japan, Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom were made in the USA where the aircraft joined test and development programs (Netherlands and United Kingdom) or were imbedded within USAF squadrons at the 56th FW at Luke AFB, Arizona (Australia, Japan, Norway) or an USMC squadron at MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina (United Kingdom). The Lightning IIs for Israel were directly delivered to Israel. Italian Air Force F-35As went the opposite direction with its first aircraft send to Luke AFB to join the training program. Its fifth aircraft was delivered to 32° Stormo at Amendola.

(Expected) arrival dates of the first aircraft 'in country' delivery:

Country First aircraft in country
   
Australia During 2018.
Canada  
Denmark Late 2022.
Israel 12-12-16
Italy 03-12-15
Japan 02-11-17
Netherlands 4th quarter 2019
Norway 3-11-2017
South Korea  
Turkey  
United Kingdom Spring 2018.
   
   

Australia:

3 squadron will receive its first F-35As in 2018.

Italy:

refers to its first aircraft which was flown to Luke AFB, Arizona. First aircraft delivered to 32° Stormo December 12, 2016.

Japan: refers to its first build aircraft by FACO Nagoya and delivered to Misawa AB.

F-35 Highlights:

The first international delivery of a F-35 was made to the United Kingdom (F-35B).
The first international delivery of the F-35A was made to The Netherlands.
The first FACO build F-35 was delivered by Cameri, a F-35A for the Italian Air Force.
The first build F-35A by FACO Nagoya (MHI) was rolled out on June 5, 2017 (AX-5 for the Japanese Air Self Defence Force).
The first build F-35B outside the USA was delivered by FACO Cameri on January 25, 2018.
 
Other milestones
 
Will be available later - report under construction
 
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