An Israeli F-35 “Adir” receives fuel from a Tennessee Air National Guard KC-135 as the aircraft make the flight across the Atlantic on Dec. 6. The U.S.-made F-35s are Israel’s first fifth generation fighter aircraft and were refueled multiple times while en route to ensure their safe delivery to Israel.
An Israeli F-35 “Adir” receives fuel from a Tennessee Air National Guard KC-135 as the aircraft make the flight across the Atlantic on Dec. 6. The U.S.-made F-35s are Israel’s first fifth generation fighter aircraft and were refueled multiple times while en route to ensure their safe delivery to Israel. Photo by 1st Lt. Erik D. Anthony
An Israeli F-35 “Adir” receives fuel from a Tennessee Air National Guard KC-135 as the aircraft make the flight across the Atlantic on Dec. 6. The U.S.-made F-35s are Israel’s first fifth generation fighter aircraft and were refueled multiple times while en route to ensure their safe delivery to Israel. Photo by 1st Lt. Erik D. Anthony

Air Mobility Command enables delivery of Israel’s first F-35s

December 15, 2016 10:37 AM