"Assuming Lockheed maintains its original production timetable the first fighters will be delivered in 2014." - Aimless Harel Lockheed has never failed to deliver very late and way over budget for the last half century. And, I might add, far below the performance specified. The F-35 does not appear the total fiasco the F-22 was, but it is still behind schedule WAY over cost, and far below guaranteed performance. But what other alternative is there? None.
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from the article: Most advanced, expensive fighter jet headed to Israel