The U.K. has decided to sacrifice
one of its two new aircraft carriers F-35 flight capability due to that bleeding ulcer called a defence budget.
The Australian federal cabinet’s national security committee is set to apporve the F-35 acquisition in late November of this year.
Activities at Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth facilities have steadily increased over the past year as more than a dozen F-35 jets have taken shape on the production line. But there are some signs that things are shifting into a new gear at the Texas manufacturer. F-16.net recently met with Lockheed Martin for a brief. Here is the update.
A short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant of the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter has become the first F-35 to complete an aerial refueling test using the Navy- and Marine Corps-style probe-and-drogue refueling system.
The U.K. may dump the F-35 Short-Take-off and Landing (STOVL) Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) also known as the F-35B.
A ceremony today at Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth plant marked the rollout of the U.S. Navy's first-ever stealth fighter, the F-35C Lightning II.
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $571 million production contract for F135 engines to power the F-35 Lightning II.
The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter known as the F-35C will be rolled out next week
. It is billed to offer the U.S. Navy a “day one” of the war combat aircraft.
Goodrich Corporation signed a long-term agreement with Turkey's Alp Aviation for F-35 Lightning II landing gear components and assemblies. The agreement covers deliveries through December 31, 2015.
A recent lawsuit
that was filed in the U.S. court system claims that the software management efforts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) have serious problems.
BAE systems has awarded Hyde Aero Products in Dukinfield, RLC Group from Altham in Lancashire, John Huddleston Engineering from Blackpool and Thyssenkrupp in Preston, contracts to work on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).
Will the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) be “Lethal, Survivable, Supportable, and Affordable” like what it says on the patch? Many say “yes” and some aren’t so sure.
Will a successful development of the F-35B short take-off and landing (STOVL) Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) variant force small aircraft carriers on the U.S. Navy? This is a fair question with a debtor U.S. federal budget in turmoil from the global economic meltdown.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced that it successfully demonstrated key electronic protection capabilities of the F-35 Lightning II's AN/APG-81 radar during the recent Northern Edge 2009 (NE09) joint military exercise.
Australian Defence has released their Defence Capability Plan today. In it is confirmation that the F-35 is written into the acquisition roadmap for major weapons purchases.