Three officers of the Russian armed forces inspected the base of Arland Norwegian air force, including the examination of three new fighters-bombers F-35A, just a month ago arrived in the country from the United States. It is reported portal Forsvaret.no.
This is the first case when the Russian military was given the opportunity to see the new plane.
Russian officers spoke of the combat capabilities of the F-35, the system of training pilots. It is noted that all photos were subject to Norwegian control and does not violate the privacy mode.
The inspection was conducted within the framework of a prisoner in 2011, the Vienna agreement, according to which 57 members of the OSCE have the right to conduct periodic inspections of the armies each other.
In October it was reported that the U.S. recorded a surge in cases of poor health of pilots getting behind the wheel of the F-35.
The F-35 is a family of multifunctional stealth aircraft of the fifth generation, development and production of which since 2001 has been an American company Lockheed Martin. Fighter comes in three versions: A (normal force), B (short takeoff and vertical landing) and C (deck).
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