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F-35 Lightning II
 
Latest update: February 2018

Company: Lockheed Martin
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed). Act. No. of aircraft operational.
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Country Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Australia 18 0 82 0 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canada 0 0 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark 0 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Israel 25 0 25 0 9 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Italy 13 0 77 0 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Japan 16 0 26 0 5 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Netherlands 10 0 27 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Norway 22 18 12 0 10 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
South Korea 12 0 48 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spain 0 0 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkey 6 0 94 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 18 0 120 0 14 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
United States 356 0 854 0 213 143 1 0 0 0 0 0 212
Total 496 18 1.514 0 265 231 1 0 0 0 0 0 264
 
Comment(s):

The F-35 Lightning II is designed and developed by the United States and eight partner nations which all contributed funding.

Country Program
Australia non-Department of Defense participant
Canada non-Department of Defense participant
Denmark non-Department of Defense participant
Israel foreign military sales (FMS) customer
Italy non-Department of Defense participant
Japan foreign military sales (FMS) customer
Netherlands non-Department of Defense participant
Norway non-Department of Defense participant
South Korea foreign military sales (FMS) customer
Turkey non-Department of Defense participant
United Kingdom non-Department of Defense participant
United States Department of Defense participant
   


For more information about the F-35 Lightning II please visit the following sections.

F-35 Program of Record F-35 Contracted and forecast Lots F-35 contracted lots F-35 Reference (c/n) no.
       
F-35 US DoD Budget FACO F-35 Milestones  

 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Country Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Australia F-35A 18 0 82 0 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canada F-35A 0 0 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark F-35A 0 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Israel F-35A 25 0 25 0 9 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Italy F-35A 11 0 49 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
  F-35B 2 0 28 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Japan F-35A 16 0 26 0 5 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Netherlands F-35A 10 0 27 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Norway F-35A 22 18 12 0 10 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
South Korea F-35A 12 0 48 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spain F-35A 0 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  F-35B 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Turkey F-35A 6 0 94 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom F-35B 18 0 120 0 14 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
United States F-35A 225 0 293 0 129 96 1 0 0 0 0 0 128
  F-35B 89 0 263 0 56 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 56
  F-35C 42 0 298 0 28 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 28
Total   496 18 1.514 0 265 231 1 0 0 0 0 0 264
Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
F-35A 345 18 793 0 166 179 1 0 0 0 0 0 165
F-35B 109 0 423 0 71 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 71
F-35C 42 0 298 0 28 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 28
                           
Total 496 18 1.514 0 265 231 1 0 0 0 0 0 264
 
Comment(s):

Potential sales:

Belgium:

Announced it will replace its F-16AM/BM fleet by purchasing 34 new aircraft with five manufacturers competing for the contract including Lockheed Martin with the F-35A.

-> The US State Department informed US Congress it approved the possible sale through FMS for 34 F-35As including 38 engines (four spares) and other equipment on January 8, 2018.

Germany:

Requested information.

Canada:

Will run a new competition to replace its current fleet of Boeing CF-188 Hornets. Based on their originals plans 65 F-35As would be purchased.

Finland:

In the process of running a competition to replace its current fleet of F/A-18C/D Hornets.

Israel:

Announced to have signed a contract of 17 F-35A's (Adir) bringing its total order to 50 aircraft.

Italy:

It's first F-35B was accepted on Thursday January 25th.

South Korea:

Plans to buy an additional 20 F-35As Reuters reported on December 21, 2017. The country will buy 40 aircraft with the first aircraft to be build under LRIP 10 and to be delivered by December 31, 2018.

Spain:

The Spanish air force will need to replace their fleet of EF-18M/BM and F/A-18A Hornets, the Spanish navy its AV-8B+
Harrier IIs. Estimated are 45 - 50 aircraft for the air force and 12 - 15 for the navy. Currently unknown of one or two models will be purchased therefore listed as F-35A for the air force and F-35B for the navy.
 
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