The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is an American family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole combat aircraft that is intended to perform both air superiority and strike missions. It is also able to provide electronic warfare and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities.
Unit cost: F-35A: US$77.9M (lot 14); F-35B: US$101.3M (lot 14); F-35C: US$94.4M (lot 14)
Number built: 555+ as of August 2020
Developed from: Lockheed Martin X-35
First flight: 15 December 2006; 13 years ago (F-35A)
Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Status: In service