Air Force Secretary Michael Donley said Tuesday that the service’s plan to use the Pentagon’s marquee fighter jet, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, will probably be delayed by two years and cost significantly more than initially expected.
The 33rd Fighter Wing marked another milestone as pilots received measurements for the first F-35 pilot equipment on February 25.
Piloted by Lockheed Martin F-35 Test Pilot Jeff Knowles, the third F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter landed at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., today.
A Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter today became the fifth F-35 to begin flight operations.
A Royal Air Force officer on Tuesday became the first active-duty service pilot from the United Kingdom to take to the skies in a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II.
The Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter engaged its STOVL propulsion system in flight for the first time today.
The second Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter arrived today at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.
Criticising the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program isn’t especially useful if the people doing it are just flat wrong in their assumptions. Take for instance an article penned by Winslow T. Wheeler and Pierre M. Sprey in the The Huffington Post called, “A Tale of Two Pigs”
Today it was announced that the United Kingdom received financial approval to purchase its third F-35B Lightning II operational test aircraft, reinforcing the U.K.'s continued commitment to the Joint Strike Fighter program’s upcoming Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E).
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus visited Lockheed Martin's Forth Worth facilities last week.
After a long period of negotiation, Volvo Aero Norge (VAN) recently signed a 10-year contract for continued production and deliveries of jet engine shafts to Pratt & Whitney.
The Australian government has approved
$3.2 billion for the purchase of 14 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters ( JSF ). Included in this is a test aircraft that will be delivered in the U.S. in 2014 to take part in test and training activities.
It is reported in today’s The Australian that defence chiefs support the purchase of the F-35
Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). In other news, the sun set in the west, and Britney Spears lip syncs parts of her live performance.
Lockheed Martin's first optimized conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) F-35 fighter made its inaugural flight on Saturday, Nov. 14, the fourth F-35 to begin flight operations. It marked the 130th flight overall in the program.