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The new F-35 JSF’s name will be "Lightning II"
Washington, USA – The name of the Joint Strike Fighter was announced
The US Air Force Chief of Staff, General Michael Moseley, and the Defence Vice-Minister, Gordon England, announced the name for the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter during a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas: they have chosen "Lightning II", in memory of the Second World War P-38 Lightning, which was built by Lockheed Martin and used by US aviation. The F-35 JSF, a project involving USA, Canada, Great Britain,...
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