On 19 September 2022, Head of Armaments Martin Sonderegger and Project Manager Darko Savic signed the procurement contract with the US government at armasuisse in Bern.
The F-35s that the Netherlands has stationed in Bulgaria are flying their last missions today. The task is to monitor the airspace on the eastern flank of the NATO treaty area.
Eielson finalized its status as a formidable fifth-generation fighter wing today as the 354th Fighter Wing accepted delivery of its final F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft.
In heavy snowfall on 6 January at 11.45am, the F-35 went on sharp alert from Evenes. With that, the F-16 has gone off guard, after 42 years of service to Norway and NATO.
The Netherlands has been officially declared Initial Operational Capable (IOC) with the F-35 squadron.
RAF Lakenheath received its first delivery of F-35A Lightning II aircraft December 15. This is the result of a force posture adjustment that has been six years in the making.