F-35 Lightning II • Netherlands Military Aviation • 2020

F-35 Lightning II • Netherlands Military Aviation • 2020

The F-35 Joint Program Office has teamed with partner countries and is committed to fielding revolutionary capabilities and technologies that are taking military aviation and coalition operations to the next level. This video combines unique F-35 footage and insight from the F-35 National Deputy from Netherlands (Col A(ndré) discussing the importance of the F-35 program for global security and the power of partnership. The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is an American family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole combat aircraft that is intended to perform both air superiority and strike missions. It is also able to provide electronic warfare and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities. Unit cost: F-35A: US$77.9M (lot 14); F-35B: US$101.3M (lot 14); F-35C: US$94.4M (lot 14) Number built: 535+ as of July 2020 Developed from: Lockheed Martin X-35 First flight: 15 December 2006; 13 years ago (F-35A) Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Produced: 2006–present Status: In service