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Published on Apr 10, 2016
The U.S. Air Force is the largest F-35 operator of all the international forces with a planned purchase of 1,763 F-35A conventional takeoff and landing variant. The Lightning II will operate in conjunction with the Air Force's first 5th Generation fighter, the F-22 Raptor.
The Marine Corps currently flies the F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant, with plans to purchase 353 STOVL jets and 67 F-35C carrier variant aircraft.