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First Japanese F-35A arrives at Luke

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — The F-35 program hit another milestone Nov. 28 with the arrival of the first Foreign Military Sales F-35 here.

The arrival marked the next step for the international F-35 training program as Japan took ownership of the first FMS aircraft to arrive at Luke.

“Today is a great day for the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command, Luke AFB, the 944th Fighter Wing, and the Japanese Air Self-Defense forces,” said Col. Kurt J. Gallegos, 944 FW commander. “We have a great team of Airmen who have worked hard to set up an outstanding training program and are ready to train our FMS counterparts”… Read more here.

Source: US Pacific Command


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