F-35 due to land at RAF Marham

Andrew Elwell

The UK’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, or Lightening II, will have its Main Operating Base at RAF Marham according to defence secretary Philip Hammond. The UK’s first two Lightning II aircraft are currently participating in the US test programme and are expected to be delivered from 2015 onwards with an initial operating capability from land in 2018, followed by first of class flights from HMS Queen Elizabeth later that year. "The Lightning II is the most advanced jet our Armed...
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