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  • Saturday, July 21st 2012 - 06:50 UTC

    UK receives first of next generation of stealth aircraft, STOVL F-35 Lightning II

    Defence Secretary Philip Hammond at the ceremony in Texas

    The first of the UK's next generation of stealth combat aircraft, Lightning II, was handed over to the Ministry of Defence at a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond formally accepted the first of the jets which are short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) F-35 Joint Strike Fighters and are manufactured by Lockheed Martin.