Israel to decide on next fighter jet fleet by the end of the year

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(Worthy News) - The Israel Air Force is set to decide within the next three to six months between purchasing a third squadron of F-35 jets or Boeing’s latest F-15I, The Jerusalem Post has learned.

With most of Israel’s aircraft up to 30 years ago, the IAF is modernizing its squadrons of aging fighter jets and helicopters in order to keep ahead of increased threats in the Middle East.

Israel’s air force has already received 12 F-35I “Adir” stealth fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin and is expected to receive a total of 50 to make two full squadrons by 2024. [ Source: Jerusalem Post (Read More...) ]

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