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Israel is one step closer to purchasing twenty F-35 Joint Strike Fighter warplanes built by Lockheed Martin.
The $2.75 billion arms deal will be paid for by American taxpayers as part of the US military aid package to Israel.
Israel will become the first foreign country to sign an agreement to buy the F-35 outside the eight international partners that helped to develop the plane.
Originally posted by princeofpeace
There is a reason Israel gets all the latest and greatest hardware. Dont you guys realize they are in the middle of a huge testing ground for US equipment? China, Russia, etc havent fought wars in a long time so even though they are developing hardware themselves, nobody REALLY knows how well it works. Well the US's hardware is being put to use contatantly by either the US themselves, or Israel .......cause the US always knows Israel will be fighting.
Israel is nothing more than a giant test bed for US military hardware. No simulation needed.