SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) The Vermont Air National Guard has taken delivery of three more F-35 fighter jets.
The Guard says the three jets arrived at the Burlington International Airport at about 3 p.m. Thursday.
Now, the Guard has five F-35s.
By next summer, the Guard is scheduled to have 20 of the aircraft, which replaced the F-16s the Guard flew for decades.
The Vermont Air Guard is the first air guard unit in the country to receive F-35s. The Air Force describes the F-35 as its fifth-generation fighter, combining stealth technology with speed and agility.
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