After much speculation, many polls online, and more posts on F-16.net than nearly any other topic, the offical name for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has finally been announced - "Lightning II."
F-35 Lightning II - that's the name of Lockheed's new international fighter jet according to an article in the Dallas Morning News.
BAE Systems has started assembling the aft fuselage of the first short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).
Everyone's been asking what the name for the new F-35 fighter jet will be and on Friday, July 7, 2006, the wait will be over..
Pratt & Whitney has delivered the second F135 flight test engine on schedule to Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth, Texas, facility. The engine is the second of three that will support the first flights of the F-35 JSF beginning this fall.
Recently, Israeli Air Force chief procurement officer Brigadier-General Ze'ev Snir announced that Israel intends to purchase 100 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters at a cost of at least $5 Billion over several years.
The first flight test F135 engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) has completed successful runs at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base facility in Fort Worth, Texas.
Things just aren't what they used to be when it comes to building fighter jets these days.
Will Norway buy 48 new F-35 Joint Strike Fighters in 2008? Well, that depends on who you ask.
While controversy still surrounds the decision of whether or not to continue funding for an alternate engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, General Electric had to deliver some bad news for the F136 engine.
BAE Systems has delivered the first electronic warfare system for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth, Texas.
While anticipation of the official name for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter continues to build, names under consideration have begun to leak out to the press.
On the final day of a two day summit, U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced an agreement allowing Great Britain more access to sensitive information on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
Israel has been a strong ally to the USA in the middle east as well as a top customer for their fighter aircraft. While Israel currently fields F-15 Eagles and F-16 Vipers in defense of their nation, the future may not hold the promise of F-35 emblazoned with the Star of David.
L-3 Communications Display Systems has chosen the LynxOS-178 real-time operating system (RTOS) to power a portion of the panoramic cockpit display (PCD) subsystem for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft.