23 Jun '13, 6am

#Israel to be First with F-35 Fighter Jets #Defense #Security #News - #Israel #military #BDSFail…

#Israel to be First with F-35 Fighter Jets #Defense #Security #News - #Israel #military #BDSFail…

Lockheed Martin Aircraft Industries has announced that Israel will be the first nation to receive its F-35 stealth fighter jets, the most expensive weapon in U.S. history. The company’s vice president, Steve O’Bryan, made the announcement Tuesday at the Paris Air Show. The F-35 is a fifth-generation aircraft capable of evading radar and integrated air defense systems. There has been great competition for purchase of the aircraft, with South Korea, Canada and other nations in the potential customer lineup. But an article published Wednesday in Britain’s The Globe and Mail newspaper has raised the specter of cyber espionage in connection with theft of the design data for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Chinese military hackers have targeted U.S. government and big business programs repeatedly over the past several years, a major security issue that has only recently come unde...

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  1. 01 Jul '14, 11pm

    WRONG --the UK will be the first nation to receive the F35 it will debut at the Farnborough international air show july 2014 UK and at the royal international air tattoo in fairford UK it will be the first time the aircraft has flown outside the United States and the first nation to receive the F35 from the United States there will be lots of dignitaries and observers attending

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