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US Air Force F-35s Making First Operational Deployment to Europe this Weekend

The U.S. Air Force’s F-35 is deploying Internationally for the first time this weekend, heading to Europe to conduct training exercises with NATO allies, the Pentagon announced Friday.

Additional F-35s coming to Luke AFB

Additional F-35s coming to Luke AFB By Capt. Tristan Hinderliter 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AFNS) 7-16-2013 -- Air Force officials announced June 27 that Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.,has been chosen as the location for 72 additional F-35A Lightning IIs, bringing the eventual total number of the fifth-generation fighters expected here to 144. The Air Force's initial decision to establish an F-35 pilot training center here was announced in August 2012, following Read more [...]