UK army F-35 stealth jets set for first deployment in Cyprus (video)

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The first overseas deployment by Royal Navy jet pilots in a decade will be to Cyprus later this year, the UK Ministry of Defence said.

This will be the first overseas deployment of the new F-35 stealth jet fighters which replace the RAF Tornado GR4s, retired last February.

The home base of the F-35s is RAF Marham in Norfolk and they will be deployed to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus.

The deployment of the F-35 will allow RAF and Royal Navy personnel to gain experience in maintaining and flying the aircraft in an unfamiliar environment, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said....


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UK army F-35 stealth jets set for first deployment in Cyprus (video)


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