By Gareth Jennings
November 3, 2015
The United Kingdom has signed up for a further six operational Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft, in addition to the four already contracted last year.
The six new F-35Bs form part of the Lot 9 production contract, which was awarded by the US Department of Defence (DoD) on 3 November. The UK had ordered its first four operational aircraft as part of the Lot 8 production contract announced in November 2014.[FULL ARTICLE]