The federal government wants the Air Force with the US stealth plane. F-35 to equip. According to information from the Süddeutsche Zeitung, the machines of the manufacturer Lockheed Martin will be acquired as the successor model of the Tornado fleet presented more than 40 years ago. The dpa news agency was the first to report, citing government circles. the F-35 It is considered the most modern combat aircraft in the world.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced in his government statement after the Russian attack on Ukraine that a “modern replacement for obsolete Tornado aircraft” should be procured for Germany’s nuclear involvement. the F-35 come into consideration as a transport aircraft.