WATCH: Two new F-35 fighter jets land in Israel

They "Adir" jets landed in Israel on Thursday after their arrival was delayed for two weeks.

September 15, 2017 09:58

Two "Adir" F-35s arrive in Israel, September 14 2017. (IDF Spokesperson's Unit

Two "Adir" F-35s arrive in Israel, September 14 2017. (IDF Spokesperson's Unit


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Two additional F-35 "Adir" stealth fighter jets landed in Israel on Thursday, after their arrival was delayed two weeks earlier.

The jets landed at Nevatim base, joining five "Adir" jets that have arrived over the past year.

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A landing ceremony was held at the base, headed by Brigadier General Eyal Greenboim and squadron commander Lt. Col. Yotam.

Israel is expected to announce initial operation capability of the first squadron by December 7 after receiving two more fighter jets.

Anna Ahronheim contributed to this report.

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