F-35

Trump happy to sell advanced arms to Gulf states, F-35 not in UAE deal

The possibility that the Israel-UAE deal could include the sale of F-35 jets to the UAE has raised concern in Israel.

Demonstrators protest the government's mismanagement of the fight against COVID-19 and demand the re
Anti-Netanyahu protesters to block airport ahead of PM's flight to US

"While we are on lockdown, he wants to fly abroad with his wife and kids."

By LEON SVERDLOV
12/09/2020
Olmert to 'Post': Netanyahu opposing UAE-US arms deal normalizes lying

The US-UAE arms deal is a legitimate, reasonable, logical move that poses no risk to Israel’s security. I would add that in no way does this deal affect Israel’s qualitative military advantage.

11/09/2020
Leading US Democratic Rep: F-35 sales to UAE puts Israel in danger

Wasserman Schultz, a past chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, wrote that the sale of the jets to the UAE would erode Israel’s qualitative military edge.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
09/09/2020
UAE also wants good ties with US Jewish lobby

The Arab states have been interested in the F-35 jets for a very long time.

02/09/2020
F35 Adir fighter jet
Amid talks with Israel, UAE pursuit of stealth jets rumbles in background

The United States has sold the F-35 to allies including South Korea, Japan and Israel. A previous sale to Turkey was canceled after Ankara purchased Russian air defense systems.

By REUTERS
02/09/2020
Even if UAE gets F-35s, Israel will retain the military edge

SECURITY & DEFENSE: Normalization deal with Arab nation is better than no deal, says ex-IDF general

The F-35 sale to the UAE demonstrates the art of the peace deal

Leaders of all three countries got something they could feel good about.

Pompeo: We’ll supply UAE with arms without hurting Israel’s advantage

The remarks came amid controversy in Israel over whether the Washington will sell F-35 stealth jets to Abu Dhabi, now that Israel and the UAE have diplomatic relations.

Kushner: Israel-UAE peace makes F-35 sale more likely

Netanyahu opposes such a sale to any other country in the Middle East, and made his position known to the US on several occasions.

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