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.
The White House threatened yesterday that it might veto the 2010 defence bill to fund the F-35 alternative engine program.
A detailed, full-scale representation of the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter rolled out of the Fort Worth factory today, with production-representative Very Low Observable airframe structure and coatings.
The House Armed Services Air and Land Forces Sub-committee has delivered a blow to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) business plan.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the initial flight-ready integrated communications, navigation and identification (CNI) system for the F-35 joint strike fighter program.
The US Department of Defense has awarded Lockheed Martin a $2.1 billion contract modification to produce 17 F-35 Lightning II fighters in the third lot of low-rate initial production (LRIP).
Honeywell International Inc. rolled out its first power thermal management unit destined for the F-35 on Wednesday from its Phoenix facility.
Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract with the Norwegian Defence Procurement Division for the first phase in the development of the Joint Strike Missile (JSM).
Northrop Grumman Corporations reached a major milestone in the development and production of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter by delivering the center fuselage for the first production F-35 aircraft.
Lockheed Martin, signed agreement on Tuesday with Turkey's aviation companies on F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft program's production, sustainment and follow-on development.
After a three-week ocean voyage, a static-test version of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter, has arrived in the United Kingdom
"What starts here at Eglin, will change the world." This was the sentiment echoed by Lockheed Martin's Dan Crowley and many others during the arrival and showcase of the Joint Strike Fighter on April 21-23.
The F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant has demonstrated during testing that it produces excess vertical thrust – more than required to carry out its missions.
Misleading senior political leaders is no way to fix the problems that face the Air Force.