Partners make history: First U.S. fifth-generation fighters touch down in Brunei

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  • By Tech. Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.
  • Pacific Air Forces

F-35 Lightning IIs assigned to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, took off from Royal Brunei Air Force Base Rimba, Brunei, March 2, 2024. This was the first time a U.S. fighter aircraft landed in Brunei and represents a new model of international cooperation, ensuring U.S. and Coalition partner security well into the 21st Century.