The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter returned to flight today after being grounded since May due to technical difficulties.
Years from now when the United States Marine Corps is deployed with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), the ways of USMC-Air will improve.
Flight International is reporting that according to the JSF program office the earliest that Israel could see the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) would be 2014.
For years the U.S. has spent billions on low observable "stealth" technology. The U.S. has also spent large amounts of money for research and development and fielding of net-centric warfare technologies.
Electrical power was applied for the first time to the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II on Thursday night, thus initiating a series of ground tests that will lead to the inaugural flight of the short-takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter next spring in 2008.
When the first F-35 rolls out in 2008, communications between pilot and aircraft will enter a new era thanks in part to testing and analysis conducted at the Air Force Research Laboratory's Human Effectiveness Directorate.
San Diego based Cubic Corp. have won a $50.3 million contract from Lockheed Martin to design and integrate a new embedded version of its latest air combat training system (ACMI) for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).
The next generation of fighter aircraft is slated to arrive at Eglin AFB in less than three years and the base is getting ready.
BAE Systems has completed acceptance testing for the F-35 Lightning II electronic warfare (EW) suite spiral release 2.
The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has successfully fired the afterburner on the F136 test engine for the first time as part of a testing regimen that will continue through this fall at the USAF testing facility in Tennessee.
Flight International reported that Lockheed Martin is looking at iniatives to keep the Joint Strike fighter programme on budget and on track at the mid-point of its development.
The fourth and final US Congressional subcommitte has voted to restore funding for the General Electric/Rolls-Royce F136 alternative engine for the JSF.
Recently a Lockheed Martin official at an Australian defense conference, stated that the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program is "a tough task". The question is: Does the U.S. Congress understand this?
Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, was awarded a $60 million production contract for F135 engines to power the F-35 Lightning II.