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F-35 Lightning II
 
Latest update: July 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 WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.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 5 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Italy 11 0 79 0 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
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 7 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
South Korea 16 0 24 0 0 16 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 2.118 0 189 137 1 0 0 0 0 0 188
Total 482 18 2.685 0 222 260 1 0 0 0 0 0 221
 
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 Milestone    


 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Country Operator Type Planned Comm. Order. To Or. Del. Com. / Plan Ord. / Pl. Del. / Ord.
Australia RAAF F-35A 100 72 18 82 2 72,0% 18,0% 11,1%
Canada RCAF F-35A 65 0 0 65 0 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
Denmark RDAF F-35A 30 27 0 30 0 90,0% 0,0% 0,0%
Israel IDF/AF F-35A 33 33 25 8 5 100,0% 75,8% 20,0%
Italy ItAF F-35A 60 60 10 50 6 100,0% 16,7% 60,0%
Italy Marina F-35B 30 33 1 29 0 110,0% 3,3% 0,0%
Japan JASDF F-35A 42 28 22 20 4 66,7% 52,4% 18,2%
Netherlands RNLAF F-35A 37 37 18 19 2 100,0% 48,6% 11,1%
Norway RNoAF F-35A 52   22 30 7 0,0% 42,3% 31,8%
South Korea ROCAF F-35A 40   16 24 0 0,0% 40,0% 0,0%
Turkey TUAF F-35A 100   6 94 0 0,0% 6,0% 0,0%
United Kingdom RAF / RN F-35B 138   18 120 7 0,0% 13,0% 38,9%
United States USAF F-35A 1.763 1.763 207 1.556 115 100,0% 11,7% 55,6%
  USMC F-35B 340 340 77 263 49 100,0% 22,6% 63,6%
  USN F-35C 340 340 42 298 25 100,0% 12,4% 59,5%
                     
Total     3.170 2.733 482 2.688 222 86,2% 15,2% 46,1%
Type Planned Comm. Order. To Or. Del. Com. / Plan Ord. / Pl. Del. / Ord.
                 
F-35A 2.322 2.020 344 1.978 141 87,0% 14,8% 41,0%
F-35B 508 373 96 412 56 73,4% 18,9% 58,3%
F-35C 340 340 42 298 25 100,0% 12,4% 59,5%
                 
Total 3.170 2.733 482 2.688 222 86,2% 15,2% 46,1%
 
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.

Spain:

Needs to replace its current fleet of EF-18M/BM and F/A-18A Hornets.
 
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