First Italian Navy F-35B Delivered

Italian Navy Lockheed F-35B MM7451/4-01 (Italian Ministry of Defense)

The first F-35B for the Italian Navy was handed over at Cameri on January 25, 2018. The aircraft is MM7451/4-01 (c/n BL-1) and is the first B model of the F-35 to be assembled outside of the United States.

So far nine F-35As and this single F-35B have been delivered to the Italian military from the Leonardo facility at Cameri. Italy is currently planning to take delivery of ninety F-35s to be operated by the Air Force and Navy.

Italian Navy Lockheed F-35B MM7451/4-01 (Italian Ministry of Defense)

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