Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, was awarded a $60 million production contract for F135 engines to power the F-35 Lightning II.
Is the F-35 overhyped? That is one question that is being asked in light of both American refusal to release the source code for software, as well as the climbing price (up to $63 million per plane).
Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered to Lockheed Martin, the initial release of software required to perform manufacturing checkout of the first F-35B short take-off vertical landing (STOVL) variant.
Lockheed Martin is choosing DGy digital recording and streaming technology from RGB Spectrum in California for F-35 Lightning II mission simulators.
The Pentagon awarded Lockheed Martin a $2.4 billion contract Friday to begin work on the second batch (LRIP II) of F-35 Lightning IIs.
A key congressional committee is set to approve the military's request for $6.1 billion to buy 12 Lockheed Martin F-35 jet fighters.
Today the British Ministry of Defence has given approval for construction of two future aircraft carriers (CVF) worth up to 3.9 million pounds.
A news report claimed that Lockheed Martin is dangling its next-generation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in front of India in a bid to win the IAC Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) competition.
Dutch Deputy Minister of Defence Cees van der Knaap on Tuesday asked his U.S. counterpart Gordon England to include the Netherlands as an equal partner in the testing phase of the JSF.
All three versions of the U.S. Joint Strike Fighter have now cleared the final milestone needed before entering the production phase.
Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) has signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) with Lockheed Martin to produce fiber placed components for low-rate initial production (LRIP) on the F-35 Lightning II.
the F-35 Lightning II program is meeting its schedule and budget targets, and is on track to begin deliveries to the armed services in 2010.
Northrop Grumman delivered the centre fuselage section for the first F-35 Lightning II short take-off, vertical landing (STOVL) variant static test aircraft, more than two & half months ahead of schedule.
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), is known to be one of the most potentially costly combat aircraft programs going today.
The first squadron of F-35 Lightning IIs isn't slated to go into operation until 2012, but the system that will serve as the information backbone of the F-35 maintenance and support network is now up and running.