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F-35 Lightning II
 
Latest update: October 2019

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 WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.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.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased (received).
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased (delivered).
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
or received from the lessor.
Presentation of aircraft on role order:
Role no.: Aircraft role: Role no.: Aircraft role:
1 Fighter/Attack 5 Trainer
2 Bomber 6 Helicopter
3 Air Transport, Multi Role Tanker Transport 7 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
4 ISR, ASW    
       
 
Aircraft order and delivery report - total
 
Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
F-35A 350 18 967   303 47 2 5         296
F-35B 109   471   93 16 1           92
F-35C 40   306   33 7             33
Total 499 18 1.744   429 70 3 5         421
 
Aircraft order and delivery report - by aircraft type
 
F-35A F-35B F-35C
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Aircraft order and delivery report - by country
 
Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Australia 18   82   16 2             16
Belgium     34     0             0
Canada     88     0             0
Denmark     27     0             0
Israel 21   29   18 3             18
Italy 13   77   13 0             13
Japan 16   131   13 3 1           12
Netherlands 10   42   8 2             8
Norway 22 18 12   22 0             22
Poland     32     0             0
South Korea 16   44   8 8             8
Spain     57     0             0
Turkey 6   94   4 2   4         0
United Kingdom 18   120   17 1             17
United States 359   875   310 49 2 1         307
Total 499 18 1.744   429 70 3 5         421
 
More information about the F-35 production lots can be found below.
 
Program of record Production lots Manufacturer Serial Number
 
Photo gallery
 
   
Italian Air Force F-35A from 13° Gruppo (32° Gruppo Stormo). Luchtmachtdagen 2019, Volkel June 14, 2019. Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35A from 323 TES. Luchtmachtdagen 2019, Volkel June 14, 2019. United States Air Force F-35A from 421 FS (388th FW) in support of OAR / TSP. Spangdahlem June 18, 2019.