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Nellis Home to New Fighter Jets

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(Nellis Air Force Base, NV) —  Nellis Air Force Base will be home for the new F-35 Lightning Two aircraft. The Air Force says 36 of the new fighter jets will be housed at the Vegas facility starting next year.  The aircraft will be part of the Force Development Evaluation and Weapons School programs, with flights at both the base and the Testing and Training Range.  It will add more than 400 personnel to Nellis, and construction of new and renovated buildings.

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