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Three more F-35 fighter jets arrive in Israel from the US

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

US-made F-35 fighter jets at Nevatim Air Base on November 13, 2022. (IDF)
US-made F-35 fighter jets at Nevatim Air Base on November 13, 2022. (IDF)

Three more F-35 fighter jets have landed in Israel’s Nevatim Air Base from the United States, the military says, bringing the country’s fleet to 36.

By 2024, an additional 14 F-35 planes are due to arrive in Israel, to bring the IDF’s total number of the aircraft to 50.

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