The country’s air force says only a fifth generation design will do, but it’s not clear if that’s a realistic option. Despite a plan...READ MORE
F-35s Coming to Eielson AFB
The first F-35 Lightning II aircraft are expected to arrive at Eielson AFB in 2020. On April 4, 2016, the Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James signed the record of decision for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) making it official that Eielson Air Force Base will host two squadrons of the latest generation U.S. fighter jet. Thank you to all who supported this process!
F-35 NEWS & UPDATES
House and Senate negotiators have agreed on an annual defense bill that authorizes $700 billion for the Pentagon in the 2018 fiscal year, a dramatic i...READ MORE