Critical 90 Days for Turkish F-35s

Critical 90 Days for Turkish F-35s 3 October, 2018

Turkey will take delivery of two additional in 2019. Military Officer of The F-35 Lightning II Program Vice-Admiral Matt Winter announced that the platforms will be delivered to the Turkish Air Force in March. Admiral Winter told no indication of a change in the delivery of 100 F-35 fighter jets to Turkey in coming years. Pentagon has to issue a report on Turkish-American relations  for the process within 90 days for Defense Authorization Act 2019.

Turkey has joined F-35 Lightning II program in 1999. Turkish Air Force took delivery of first two F-35 Lightning II aircraft in June.

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