Germany given briefing on F-35 FMS process

A German one-star general was given a briefing by U.S. officials in Bonn earlier this week regarding the Foreign Military Sales process for acquiring the F-35 stealth fighter, Reuters reported.

F-35A Lightning II of the 34th FS drops GBU-12 in Febuary 2016
By U.S. Air Force photo by Jim Haseltine [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Confirming the two-day meeting, a German Defence Ministry spokesman said the “F-35 is one of many options (Germany is) exploring.”

The same person added that a letter of request for information will be delivered to the Pentagon this summer for Boeing’s F-15, F/A-18 and Lockheed’s F-35.

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