The second developmental test phase of the F-35C will begin on October 5th, the first developmental test was conducted in November 2014 on the USS Nimitz.
Russia is reportedly considering whether to follow the international coalition in conducting air strikes against Islamic State targets.
The US has refused to transfer certain technologies connected to the F-35 fighter to Korea, according to media in the country.
Norwegian officials have underscored their commitment to buying the F-35, pointing out that they are a counterweight to Russian military build-up. Norwegian Defense Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said Norway was concerned about what she called an "obvious projection of power" by Russia in the Baltic Sea region, where Russian military flights increased threefold from 2013 to 2014. Norway participates in the...