First ROKAF F-35A Rolled-out

First ROKAF F-35A Rolled-out 30 March, 2018

Lockheed Martin announced the roll-out of the first Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) F-35A Lightning II at the company's Fort Worth production facility on 28 March. 

The Republic of Korea's F-35 program of record calls for 40 F-35A aircraft acquired through the U.S. government's Foreign Military Sales program and to be built at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas. The first aircraft will be delivered to Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, where ROKAF pilots and maintainers will begin training. F-35s will arrive in the country in 2019 to the Republic of Korea's main operational base at Cheongju. 

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