The Pentagon announced that the F-35B fighter aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps will gain initial combat readiness in December 2015, F-35A for the Air Force in December 2016, F-35C carrier-based aircraft for the Navy in February 2019, Defense News reported May 31.
Gaining status initial alert comes after childbirth when these troops will be formed by a single squadron drill with quite qualified personnel and equipment, providing application fighters in hostilities. Number of fighter squadron ILC is 10 machines, Air Force — 12 Navy — 10.
U.S. plans to purchase a total difficulties fighter 2443 3 variants, including the Air Force — 1763. Force and the Commission will have fighters software Block 2B, the Navy decided to await aviation aircraft with more advanced and reliable software Block 3F.