The United States will send to Europe the F-35 fighter jets to participate in exercises
The United States sent to Europe to participate in the exercise group the newest F-35 fighter. This is stated in the message of the Pentagon, published in the official account of the Ministry in Facebook.
In accordance with the press service of the defense Ministry, the fighters will be deployed in Europe this weekend. The redeployment of the F-35 will be produced in the framework of the NATO program “Initiative to ensure the security of Europe” (European Reassurance Initiative). “Fighter jets will participate in the exercise together with other aircraft of the United States and NATO for several weeks,” the report says.
In late February it became known that the USA plan to throw the F-35 fighter jets to the middle East to fight Islamic state (organization banned in Russia). The head of air combat command, Herbert Carlisle said that a small group of aircraft can be sent to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region this spring,