Military experts claim that Iran’s new fighter jet is a U.S. plane from the 1970s

3:22 PM ET Wed, 22 Aug 2018

Iran unveiled a fighter jet Tuesday which it claimed was new, domestically designed, and locally built. Aviation experts said the plane is in fact a Northrop F-5F, first built by the U.S. in the early 1970s. Iran is estimated to have 48 F-5 planes still in service.