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F-35 Lightning II
 
Latest update: November 2017

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 WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.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 18 0 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark 18 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Israel 25 0 25 0 7 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Italy 11 0 79 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Japan 22 0 20 0 4 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Netherlands 18 0 19 0 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Norway 22 18 12 0 10 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
South Korea 16 0 24 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spain 16 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 7 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
United States 326 0 855 0 199 127 1 0 0 0 0 0 198
Total 482 18 1.479 0 239 243 1 0 0 0 0 0 238
 
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 Planned production F-35 Production batches (LRIP / FRP) 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 7 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Italy F-35A 10 0 50 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
  F-35B 1 0 29 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan F-35A 22 0 20 0 4 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Netherlands F-35A 18 0 19 0 2 16 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 16 0 24 0 0 16 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 7 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
United States F-35A 207 0 293 0 121 86 1 0 0 0 0 0 120
  F-35B 77 0 263 0 51 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 51
  F-35C 42 0 299 0 27 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
Total   482 18 1.479 0 239 243 1 0 0 0 0 0 238
Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
F-35A 344 18 756 0 154 190 1 0 0 0 0 0 153
F-35B 96 0 424 0 58 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 58
F-35C 42 0 299 0 27 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
                           
Total 482 18 1.479 0 239 243 1 0 0 0 0 0 238
 
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.

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.

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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