All systems are moving toward "go" at Edwards AFB as officials prepare for upcoming tests on the next-generation strike fighter, the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter currently in development will receive an important boost as Israel's Elbit Systems is developing the Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS).
The U.S. Defense Department said Thursday it would start buying Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter production models, thus officially putting the $275 billion, multi-nation aircraft program into low-rate production (LRP).
The newest range mission control room built to test the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter was officially commissioned at Edwards AFB April 11.
Developed by Vision Systems International (VSI), the Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) was used by Lockheed Martin's chief test pilot Jon Beesley for the first time yesterday, on the 10th test flight of the F-35.
The United States Navy's first stealth fighter - the F-35 Lightning II - will bring tremendous improvements in combat capability, operational flexibility and overall force efficiency, a Lockheed Martin official and former Naval aviator said on Monday.
Chief Test Pilot Jon Beesley summoned the full might of the most powerful fighter engine in history as the F-35, aircraft AA-1, performed its first-ever afterburner takeoff on March 13th.
Undersecretary for the Defense Industry Murat Bayar announces that Turkey will receive 100 F-35s starting from 2014.
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program's Cooperative Avionics Test Bed aircraft landed on March 1st to perform equipment fit checks and verify the operation of Edwards facilities built specifically for the CATB.
Arnold Engineering Development Center workers completed the last developmental wind tunnel test in February for all Joint Strike Fighter variants, helping put the F-35 Lightning II a step closer to manufacturing.
More than 400 service and community members had a chance to step into the future of Hill AFB during an F-35 Lightning II briefing and cockpit demonstration by Lockheed Martin on Feb. 21-23.
Denmark yesterday became the ninth and final F-35 partner nation to join the production and support phase of the Joint Strike Fighter program.
Barco announced that Lockheed Martin has selected its advanced video processing technology for the F-35 Lightning II JSF training program.
The first Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II has successfully tested a wide range of aircraft systems and demonstrated uncommon reliability since its inaugural flight December 15.
Lockheed Martin selected InterSense's IS-900 motion tracking system for integration into the first engineering simulators designed to test all components and procedures related to the F-35 JSF.