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Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35 Lightning II
 
Latest update: September 2020
 
F-35A assignment
 
Serial Squadron Air Base From To Comment
F-001 323 TES Eglin AFB, FL 25-07-13 16-01-15  
F-001 323 TES Edwards AFB, CA 16-01-15 21-05-20 From Operation Test to training role.
F-001 NODF-35 (308th FS) Luke AFB, AZ 21-05-20 Current  
F-002 323 TES Eglin AFB, FL 12-09-13 16-01-15  
F-002 323 TES Edwards AFB, CA 16-01-15 Current  
F-003 NODF-35 (308th FS) Luke AFB, AZ 04-02-19 Current  
F-004 NODF-35 (308th FS) Luke AFB, AZ 07-02-19 Current  
F-005 NODF-35 (308th FS) Luke AFB, AZ 19-03-19 Current  
F-006 NODF-35 (308th FS) Luke AFB, AZ 06-03-19 Current  
F-007 NODF-35 (308th FS) Luke AFB, AZ 12-03-19 Current  
F-008 NODF-35 (308th FS) Luke AFB, AZ 10-05-19 Current  
F-009 322 squadron Leeuwarden AB 31-10-19 Current  
F-010 322 squadron Leeuwarden AB 16-12-19 Current  
F-011 322 squadron Leeuwarden AB 14-07-20 Current  
F-012 322 squadron Leeuwarden AB 14-07-20 Current  
F-013 For 322 squadron Cameri     Test flight phase.
F-014 For 322 squadron Cameri     Test flight phase.
F-015 For 322 squadron Cameri     On production line Cameri, Italy
F-016 For 322 squadron Cameri     On production line Cameri, Italy
F-017 For 322 squadron Cameri     On production line Cameri, Italy
F-018 For 322 squadron Cameri     On production line Cameri, Italy
           
 
Comment(s):

Prior to the start of operational test at Eglin AFB, Florida both F-001 and F-002 were temporarily grounded after their delivery. 323 squadron was reactivated at Eglin AFB on November 23, 2014 as 323 TES (Test and Evaluation Squadron).

The aircraft built in Italy (F-009 onwards) will be delivered to Leeuwarden. This includes the first aircraft to be based at Volkel. These will be transferred to the base in Noord Brabant at a later stage.

Delivery schedule 2020:

Annually Lockheed Martin is contracted by the US DoD to build eight F-35A's for the RNLAF. The aircraft ordered in these LRIP / FRP contracts are to be delivered by the end of December. In 2020 LRIP 12 (F-011 until F-018) should be delivered. The RNLAF planned to take delivery of seven or eight F-35A's before the COVID-19 (corona) pandemic hit the world. FACO Cameri, Italy was also affected leading to a delay in deliveries.

Delivery schedule 2021:

Is unknown due to the corona situation. Original plan was to deliver eight F-35A's.