Turkey To Purchase Two F-35 Fighter Jets

  • Our Bureau
  • 09:35 AM, May 7, 2014
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Turkey has decided to order two Lockheed Martin built F-35A Fighter jets with Blok-3F configuration under Low Rate Initial Production-10 (LRIP-10), its undersecretary for state-run defence said in a statement on May 6.

In addition, the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) also announced the plans to set up the Final Assembly and Check-Out line and Depot Level Maintenance Center for F135 engine.

It is the first order of Turkey's pre-announced plan to purchase 100 F-35 jets for $16 billion.

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