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The F-35 Lightning II for the Republic of Singapore

In 2019, the Republic of Singapore selected the F-35 as its next generation fighter jet, and in 2020 the United States government approved the sale of the F-35B to Singapore. Singapore has been a part of the F-35 program since 2003 when it joined as a Security Cooperation Participant.

Program Stats

Singapore’s program of record is twelve F-35 B-variant aircraft.

Base Locations

Basing decision has yet to be finalized.

Program Milestones

2003: The Republic of Singapore joins the F-35 program as a Security Cooperation Participant.

2020: U.S. Congress approves sale of F-35B to Singapore

2026: The Republic of Singapore Air Force will take delivery of their first F-35B.