Israel is first country to use US-made F-35 fighter jet in combat, IAF chief says


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(Worthy News) - Israel is the first country in the world to have flown the U.S.-made F-35 stealth fighter jet in combat, the commander of the Israeli air force said on Tuesday in remarks carried by the IDF's official Twitter account.

Local media further quoted Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin as saying in a speech to the chiefs of 20 foreign air forces convening in Israel: "We are flying the F-35 all over the Middle East and have already attacked twice on two different fronts."

Norkin also presented a photograph of an Israeli F-35 overflying Beirut. [ Source: Israel Hayom (Read More...) ]

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